pedalfer

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noun pe·dal·fer \pə-ˈdal-fər, -ˌfer\

Definition of pedalfer

  1. :  a soil that lacks a hardened layer of accumulated carbonates

Origin and Etymology of pedalfer

Greek pedon ground + English alumen + Latin ferrum iron


First Known Use: 1928


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