regosol

/ (ˈrɛɡəˌsɒl) /

noun

a type of azonal soil consisting of unconsolidated material derived from freshly deposited alluvium or sands

Nearby words

  1. regnant,
  2. regnat populus,
  3. rego,
  4. regolith,
  5. regorge,
  6. regr.,
  7. regrate,
  8. regrating,
  9. regreet,
  10. regress

Word Origin for regosol

C20: from Greek rhēgos covering, blanket + Latin solum soil

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