laterization

noun
lat·​er·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌla-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce laterization (audio) \

Definition of laterization

: the process of conversion of rock to laterite

First Known Use of laterization

circa 1882, in the meaning defined above

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