planosol

noun

a type of intrazonal soil of humid or subhumid uplands having a strongly leached upper layer overlying a clay hardpan

Nearby words

  1. planogamete,
  2. planograph,
  3. planographic,
  4. planography,
  5. planometer,
  6. planospore,
  7. planovalgus,
  8. plansheer,
  9. plant,
  10. plant agreement

Word Origin for planosol

C20: from Latin plano- + solum soil

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