Definition of Podzol

1. Noun. A soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer.

Exact synonyms: Podsol, Podsol Soil, Podsolic Soil, Podzol Soil
Generic synonyms: Dirt, Soil



Definition of Podzol

1. Noun. The typical soil of coniferous or boreal forests. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Podzol

1. an infertile soil [n -S] : PODZOLIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podzol

podreels
pods
podslurping
podsol
podsol soil
podsolic
podsolic soil
podsolization
podsolizations
podsols
podule
podules
podura
podurid
podurids
podzol (current term)
podzol soil
podzolic
podzolisation
podzolization
podzolizations
podzolize
podzolized
podzolizes
podzolizing
podzols
poebird
poechore
poechores

Literary usage of Podzol

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1. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"That such is the origin of podzol it is easy of demonstration in many cases. Thus, a forest is cleared and the field, sown several years in succession and ..."

2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"The podzol soil, on account of its extremely leached-out condition and poverty in ... In podzol soils the decrease in NHa adsorption due to this treatment ..."

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