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histosol Line breaks: histo|sol
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪstəsɒl/

Definition of histosol in English:


Soil Science
A soil of an order comprising peaty soils, with a deep surface layer of purely organic material.
Example sentences
  • Two principal elements of the soil catena: the ferric podzol of the mid-slope and histosol soil of the foot-slope were investigated.
  • The second histosol was sampled in Zegveld, The Netherlands.
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