intrazonal

adjective
in·​tra·​zon·​al | \ ˌin-trə-ˈzō-nᵊl How to pronounce intrazonal (audio) , -(ˌ)trä- \

Definition of intrazonal

: of, relating to, or being a soil or a major soil group marked by relatively well-developed characteristics that are determined primarily by essentially local factors (such as the parent material) rather than climate and vegetation — compare azonal, zonal

First Known Use of intrazonal

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Intrazonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrazonal. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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