pedocal

noun
ped·​o·​cal | \ ˈpe-də-ˌkal How to pronounce pedocal (audio) \

Definition of pedocal

: a soil that includes a definite hardened layer of accumulated carbonates

Other Words from pedocal

pedocalic \ ˌpe-​də-​ˈka-​lik How to pronounce pedocalic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pedocal

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedocal

Greek pedon earth + Latin calc-, calx lime — more at ped, chalk

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“Pedocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedocal. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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