[pod-sol, -sawl]
Also, podzol [pod-zol, -zawl] .

1905–10; < Russian podzól, equivalent to pod- under + zol(á) ash; -s- perhaps by association with -sol

podsolic, adjective
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podzol   (pŏd'zôl')  Pronunciation Key 
Soil that is characterized by an upper dark organic zone overlying a white to gray zone formed by leaching, overlying a reddish-orange zone formed by the deposition of iron oxide, alumina, and organic matter. Podzols form in coniferous areas or under heath in cool, humid climates.
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