salinification

noun
sa·​lin·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ səˌlinəfə̇ˈkāshən \
plural -s

Definition of salinification

: the act or process of becoming or causing to become saline the … salinification of many agricultural soilsScience

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History and Etymology for salinification

salin- + -fication

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“Salinification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salinification. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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