Origin of laterite
Examples from the Web for laterite
It contains a large ruined tank with laterite steps, and a number of tombs of wealthy Jain merchants.
The clay called cabook in Ceylon is essentially a variety of laterite.
Laterite, lat′ėr-īt, n. an argillaceous sandstone of a reddish or brick colour found in India, esp.
Several of them are elaborate buildings with massive stone roofs, and are surrounded by laterite enclosures.
The surrounding country is formed of laterite rock which decomposes readily and forms a fine reddish silt in the tanks.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale