Definition of arenosol in English:

arenosol

noun

Soil Science
  • A soil of a type consisting mainly of sand, with little humus or clay, found typically in deserts and arid tropical regions.

    • ‘Medium to fine grained Kalahari sands, with gleyic arenosols in inundation-prone floodplain grassland areas.’
    • ‘Soils are predominantly sandy, yellowish-red in colour and slightly acidic (5

Origin

Mid 20th century: from Latin arena sand + -sol.

Pronunciation:

arenosol

/əˈriːnəsɒl/