Definition of spodosol in English:

spodosol

Line breaks: spod|osol
Pronunciation: /ˈspɒdə(ʊ)sɒl
 
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noun

Soil Science
  • A soil of an order characterized by a spodic horizon and including most podzols.
    More example sentences
    • The soil is a spodosol formed on fine sand.
    • As usual, I learned some new concepts with regard spodosols.
    • The main weathering product in the spodosols of the study area is a mixed-layer dioctahedral mica/smectite.

Origin

1960s: from Greek spodos 'ashes' + -sol + Latin solum 'soil'.

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