halomorphic

adjective
hal·​o·​mor·​phic | \ ˌha-lə-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce halomorphic (audio) \

Definition of halomorphic

of a soil
: developed in the presence of neutral or alkali salts or both

First Known Use of halomorphic

circa 1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Halomorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halomorphic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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