latosol


lat·o·sol

noun \ˈla-tə-ˌsl\

Definition of LATOSOL

:  a leached red and yellow tropical soil
lat·o·sol·ic \ˌla-tə-ˈs-lik\ adjective

Origin of LATOSOL

irregular from Latin later brick + English -sol (as in podsol, variant of podzol)
First Known Use: 1949

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