lat·​o·​sol ˈla-tə-ˌsȯl How to pronounce latosol (audio)
: a leached red and yellow tropical soil
latosolic adjective

Word History


irregular from Latin later brick + English -sol (as in podsol, variant of podzol)

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of latosol was in 1949

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“Latosol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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