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latosol

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noun lat·o·sol \ˈla-tə-ˌsȯl\

Definition of latosol

  1. :  a leached red and yellow tropical soil

latosolic

play \ˌla-tə-ˈsȯ-lik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of latosol

irregular from Latin later brick + English -sol (as in podsol, variant of podzol)


First Known Use: 1949


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