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podzolization

noun pod·zol·i·za·tion \ˌpäd-ˌzȯ-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of podzolization

  1. :  a process of soil formation especially in humid regions involving principally leaching of the upper layers with accumulation of material in lower layers and development of characteristic horizons; specifically :  the development of a podzol

pod·zol·ize play \ˈpäd-ˌzȯ-ˌlīz\ verb


1912

First Known Use of podzolization

1912

Variants of podzolization

also pod·sol·i·za·tion play \ˌpäd-ˌzȯ-lə-ˈzā-shən\

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