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pedocal

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noun ped·o·cal \ˈpe-də-ˌkal\

Definition of pedocal

  1. :  a soil that includes a definite hardened layer of accumulated carbonates

pedocalic play \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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