ultisol

[ uhl-tuh-sawl, -sol ]
/ ˈʌl təˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl /

noun

a weathered, red and yellow acidic soil of warm, humid areas that is agriculturally productive when treated with lime and organic fertilizers.

Nearby words

  1. ultimate strength,
  2. ultimately,
  3. ultimatum,
  4. ultimo,
  5. ultimogeniture,
  6. ulto.,
  7. ultra,
  8. ultra filtration,
  9. ultra vires,
  10. ultra-

Origin of ultisol

First recorded in 1965–70; ulti(mate) + -sol

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