C horizon

noun

: the soil layer lying beneath the B horizon and consisting essentially of more or less weathered parent rock

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of C horizon was in 1935

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“C horizon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/C%20horizon. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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