reddish chestnut soil

noun

: any of a group of zonal soils developed under mixed grass with some shrubs in a warm-temperate semiarid climate that have dark brown surface soils tinted pinkish or reddish and up to 2 feet thick underlain by heavier reddish brown soil on grayish or pinkish lime accumulations

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“Reddish chestnut soil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reddish%20chestnut%20soil. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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