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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: lithosphere
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Lithosiidae
All Words Near: lithosol

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up lithosol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).