pedocalic
adjective see pedocal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pedocalic — See pedocal. * * * …   Universalium

  • pedocal — noun Etymology: Greek pedon earth + Latin calc , calx lime more at ped, chalk Date: 1928 a soil that includes a definite hardened layer of accumulated carbonates • pedocalic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …   Universalium

  • pedocal — [ped′ō kal΄] n. [< PEDO 2 + L calx (gen. calcis), lime: see CALCIUM] soil containing much lime, commonly formed in prairie regions characterized by low humidity and temperature pedocalic adj …   English World dictionary

  • ped|o|cal|ic — «PEHD uh KAL ihk», adjective. of, having to do with, or characteristic of pedocals: »Pedocalic soils evolve in an arid, semiarid or sub humid climate (White and Renner) …   Useful english dictionary

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