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sola

[soh-lah] /ˈsoʊ lɑ/
noun
1.
an Indian shrub, Aeschynomene aspera, of the legume family, the pith of which is used for making helmets.
Compare topee.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Hindi solā

sola

[saw-lah; English soh-luh] /ˈsɔ lɑ; English ˈsoʊ lə/
adjective, Latin.
1.
(referring to a woman) alone; by oneself (used formerly in stage directions).
Compare solus.

solum

[soh-luh m] /ˈsoʊ ləm/
noun, plural sola
[soh-luh] /ˈsoʊ lə/ (Show IPA),
solums.
1.
the upper part of the soil profile, which is influenced by plant roots; the A horizon and the B horizon.
Origin
1820-30; < Latin: base, bottom; see sole2
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British Dictionary definitions for sola

sola

/ˈsəʊlə/
adjective
1.
the feminine form of solus

solum

/ˈsəʊləm/
noun (pl) -lums, -la (-lə)
1.
the upper layers of the soil profile, affected by climate and vegetation
Word Origin
C19: New Latin from Latin: the ground
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solum

n.

Latin, "ground, soil," of unknown origin.

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sola in Science
solum
  (sō'ləm)   
Plural sola or solums
The upper layers of a soil profile in which soil formation occurs. The A and B horizons in an ABC soil are part of the solum.
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