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hydromorphic

[hahy-druh-mawr-fik] /ˌhaɪ drəˈmɔr fɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to soil having characteristics that are developed when there is excess water all or part of the time.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; hydro-1 + -morphic
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  • The soils on the plateaus are primarily ferric oxisols and the valleys mostly hydromorphic ferric oxisols with sandy texture.

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