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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 and Etymology of rendzina

Polish rędzina rich limy soil


First Known Use: 1922


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