Latosol definition

lătə-sôl, -sŏl
Soil that is rich in iron, alumina, or silica and formed in tropical woodlands with great humidity and high temperatures.
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Noun

Singular:
latosol
Plural:
latosols

Origin of latosol

  • lat(erite) -sol soil (from Latin solum)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition