Topsoil Definition

tŏpsoil
topsoils
noun
topsoils
The upper layer of soil; surface soil.
Webster's New World
Earth of a dark and rich type, for use in growing plants, a lawn, etc.
A bag of topsoil.
Webster's New World

The most fertile soil, easiest to start new plants in.

Little grew on the farm, after the floods from the hurricane washed away the topsoil.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • surface soil
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verb
To place topsoil on (land).
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Topsoil

Noun

Singular:
topsoil
Plural:
topsoils

Origin of Topsoil

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