terra rossa

noun
terra ros·​sa | \ -ˈrȯsə, -ˈräsə \

Definition of terra rossa

: red shallow residual clayey soils formed from hard limestone and occurring in the Mediterranean climate and in limited areas in southern Australia

History and Etymology for terra rossa

Italian, literally, red earth

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“Terra rossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terra%20rossa. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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