[ broo-nuh-zem ]
/ ˈbru nəˌzɛm /


one of the great soil groups of a classification system no longer in general use; would be equivalent to a suborder of the mollisol group.

Origin of brunizem

1950–55; < Late Latin brūn(us) brown (< Germanic; see brown) + -i- + (cherno)zem Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019