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laterite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laterite  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laterite 
  n  :  a  red  soil  produced  by  rock  decay;  contains  insoluble 
  deposits  of  ferric  and  aluminum  oxides 




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