solonetz

noun
sol·​o·​netz
variants: or less commonly solonets \ ¦sälə¦nets \
plural solonetzes also solonetz also solonetses

Definition of solonetz

: 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

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Other Words from solonetz

solonetzic \ -​tsik \ adjective

History and Etymology for solonetz

Russian solonets salt not extracted by decoction, from solonyĭ salty

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solonchak

solonetz

so long

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“Solonetz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solonetz. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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