noun \ˈpe-də-ˌkal\

Definition of PEDOCAL

:  a soil that includes a definite hardened layer of accumulated carbonates
ped·o·cal·ic \ˌpe-də-ˈka-lik\ adjective

Origin of PEDOCAL

Greek pedon earth + Latin calc-, calx lime — more at ped, chalk
First Known Use: 1928


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