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entisol

[en-ti-sawl, -sol] /ˈɛn tɪˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/
noun
1.
a fertile soil of recent origin that is distinguished by a lack of horizons and is found worldwide in all climates.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; ent- (according to the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, initiator of the term, a “meaningless syllable”) + -i- + -sol
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