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rendzina

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noun ren·dzi·na \ren-ˈjē-nə\

Definition of rendzina

  1. :  any of a group of dark grayish-brown intrazonal soils developed in grassy regions of high to moderate humidity from soft calcareous marl or chalk



Origin of rendzina

Polish rędzina rich limy soil


First Known Use: 1922


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