pedocal

play
noun ped·o·cal \ˈpe-də-ˌkal\

Definition of pedocal

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

pedocalic

play \ˌpe-də-ˈka-lik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pedocal

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


First Known Use: 1928


Learn More about pedocal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pedocal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).