Definition of lithosol in English:

lithosol

Line breaks: litho|sol
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪθəsɒl
 
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noun

Soil Science
A thin soil consisting mainly of partially weathered rock fragments.
More example sentences
  • Most desert soils are typically lithosols, the important constituents of which are resistate detrital quartz and accessory minerals such as zircon and secondary clay minerals.

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