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terra rossa

Saltos de línea: terra rossa
Pronunciación: /ˈrɒsə
 
/

Definición de terra rossa en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A reddish soil occurring on limestone in Mediterranean climates.
Example sentences
  • The Mediterranean soils of terra rossa on a limestone bedrock are suited to extensive cereal culture and to dry arboriculture.
  • Some limestone soils, such as the Mediterranean terra rossa, are red-brown in colour; these are moderately alkaline and have a good clay-loam texture and structure.
  • Soil-unique and soil-specific alleles were found in two edaphic groups dwelling on terra rossa and basalt soils across macro- and microgeographical scales.

Origen

late 19th century: Italian, literally 'red earth'.

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