spodosol

noun
spo·​do·​sol | \ ˈspädəˌsȯl, ˈspōd-\
plural -s

Definition of spodosol

: any of a group of podzols especially of cool humid regions that have a horizon below the surface composed of an illuvial accumulation of humus with iron or aluminum or both

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History and Etymology for spodosol

Greek spodos wood ash + -o- Latin solum ground, soil

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