solonchak

noun

a type of intrazonal soil of arid regions with a greyish surface crust: contains large quantities of soluble salts

Nearby words

  1. solomon sea,
  2. solomon's seal,
  3. solomon's-seal,
  4. solomonic,
  5. solon,
  6. solonetz,
  7. solothurn,
  8. solpugid,
  9. solstice,
  10. solstitial

Word Origin for solonchak

Russian, literally: salt marsh

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