red soil

noun

Definition of red soil

  1. :  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

1817

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1817

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