red soil

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of red soil

: any of a group of zonal soils that develop in a warm temperate moist climate under deciduous or mixed forests and that have thin organic and organic-mineral layers overlying a yellowish-brown leached layer resting on a red horizon marked by illuviation called also red podzolic soil

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