gray–brown podzolic soil

noun

Definition of gray–brown podzolic soil

  1. :  any of a group of zonal soils developed under deciduous forest in a temperate moist climate and characterized by a comparatively thin organic covering and an organic-mineral layer above a grayish brown leached layer which in turn rests upon an illuvial brown horizon

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