lat·​er·​i·​za·​tion ˌla-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce laterization (audio)
: the process of conversion of rock to laterite

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of laterization was circa 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Laterization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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