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solum

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noun so·lum \ˈsō-ləm\

Definition of solum

plural sola play \-lə\ or solums

  1. :  the altered layer of soil above the parent material that includes the A and B horizons



Origin of solum

New Latin, from Latin, ground, soil


First Known Use: 1928

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