regosol

noun
reg·​o·​sol | \ ˈre-gə-ˌsäl How to pronounce regosol (audio) , -ˌsȯl \

Definition of regosol

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

First Known Use of regosol

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for regosol

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

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“Regosol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regosol. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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