designating or of water that clings to solid matter in an unsaturated zone between the earth's surface and the water table
Origin of vadosefrom Classical Latin vadosus, shallow from vadum, shallow place, ford, akin to vadere, to go: for Indo-European base see wade
Of, relating to, or being water that is located in the zone of aeration in the earth's crust above the groundwater level.
Origin of vadoseLatin vadōsus shallow from vadum a shallow, ford
- vadose zone
From Latin vadosus.