brown soil

noun

Definition of brown soil

: any of a zonal group of soils developed in a temperate to cool semiarid climate under short grass, bunch grass, and shrubs and having a brown surface horizon that grades into a layer of carbonate accumulation by way of a layer of lighter-colored soil

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“Brown soil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20soil. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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