noun plan·o·sol \ˈplanəˌsȯl\

Definition of planosol



  1. :  an intrazonal group of soils with strongly leached upper layer over a compacted clay or silt that is developed on smooth flat uplands in cool to warm humid to subhumid regions

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Origin and Etymology of planosol

2plan- + Latin solum ground, soil — more at soil

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a brief usually trivial fact

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