lithosol


lith·o·sol

noun \ˈli-thə-ˌsäl, -ˌsl\

Definition of LITHOSOL

:  any of a group of shallow azonal soils consisting of imperfectly weathered rock fragments

Origin of LITHOSOL

lith- + Latin solum soil
First Known Use: circa 1938

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