regosol

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noun reg·o·sol \ˈre-gə-ˌsäl, -ˌsȯl\

Definition of regosol

  1. :  any of a group of azonal soils consisting chiefly of imperfectly consolidated material and having no clear-cut and specific morphology

Origin and Etymology of regosol

rego- (as in regolith) + Latin solum soil — more at sole


First Known Use: 1949


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