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Meaning of LATERITE

Pronunciation:  'latu`rIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a red soil produced by rock decay; contains insoluble deposits of ferric and aluminum oxides
 

LATERITE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: dirt, soil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lat"er*ite\, n. [L. later brick, tile: cf. F.
lat['e]rite.] (Geol.)
An argillaceous sandstone, of a red color, and much seamed;
-- found in India.

 

 

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