Definition of lithosol in English:

lithosol

noun

Soil Science
  • A thin soil consisting mainly of partially weathered rock fragments.

    • ‘Most desert soils are typically lithosols, the important constituents of which are resistate detrital quartz and accessory minerals such as zircon and secondary clay minerals.’

Pronunciation:

lithosol

/ˈlɪθəsɒl/