a soil that forms in subhumid, temperate regions with tall grass as native vegetation.
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How to use prairie soil in a sentence
Their digging and tunnelling lets dissolving water and disintegrating air into the earth and deepens the prairie soil.Watched by Wild Animals | Enos A. Mills
They picketed the horses, and crept forward on their hands and knees through the soft, muddy prairie soil.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands | H. Hagedorn.
The trees may then easily be lifted from the loose prairie soil.American Pomology | J. A. Warder
Not one of the ranch "hands" could guide the plow with such precision through the loose prairie soil.Peak and Prairie | Anna Fuller
This heavy plow with an 8-foot beam broke virgin prairie soil.
British Dictionary definitions for prairie soil
a soil type occurring in temperate areas formerly under prairie grasses and characterized by a black A horizon, rich in plant foods
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