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inceptisol

[in-sep-tuh-sawl, -sol]
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noun
  1. a soil so young that horizons have just begun to form: especially prevalent in tundra areas.
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Origin of inceptisol

First recorded in 1970–75; incept(ion) + -i- + -sol
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