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lithosol

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noun lith·o·sol \ˈli-thə-ˌsäl, -ˌsȯl\

Definition of lithosol

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



Origin and Etymology of lithosol

lith- + Latin solum soil


First Known Use: circa 1938


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