solonetz

noun sol·o·netz
variants: or less commonly solonets \¦sälə¦nets\

Definition of solonetz

plural solonetzes also solonetz also solonetses
: any of an intrazonal group of dark hard alkaline soils showing columnar structure and containing sulfates, bicarbonates, and other soluble salts which evolve by leaching and alkalizing from solonchak in imperfectly drained semiarid regions

solonetzic

\-tsik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of solonetz

Russian solonets salt not extracted by decoction, from solonyĭ salty


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