a clayey zonal soil of tropical savanna lands, formed by extensive chemical weathering, coloured by iron compounds, and less strongly leached than laterite
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby red earth
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Example sentences from the Web for red earth
In time the snake gnawed them free from their foundations and the red-earth pair wandered off together.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
Another type of red-clay is found in caves, and is known as cave-earth or red-earth (terra rossa).