Definition of lithosol in English:

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lithosol

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪθəsɒl/

noun

Soil Science
A thin soil consisting mainly of partially weathered rock fragments.
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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