hydromorphic

adjective

hy·​dro·​mor·​phic ˌhī-drə-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce hydromorphic (audio)
of a soil
: developed in the presence of an excess of moisture which tends to suppress aerobic factors in soil-building

Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hydromorphic was in 1938

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“Hydromorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydromorphic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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