solonetz

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

solonets

\¦sälə¦nets\

Definition of solonetz

plural

solonetzes

also

solonetz

also

solonetses

  1. :  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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