undersoil

[ uhn-der-soil ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌsɔɪl /

noun

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Origin of undersoil

First recorded in 1700–10; under- + soil1
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British Dictionary definitions for undersoil

undersoil
/ (ˈʌndəˌsɔɪl) /

noun

another word for subsoil (def. 1a)
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