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1. subsoil

noun. ['ˈsʌbˌsɔɪl'] the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock.

Synonyms

  • soil
  • dirt

Antonyms

  • cleanness
  • improved

Etymology

  • soil (English)
  • soile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sub- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Subsoil

  • topsoil

Example sentences of the word subsoil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Large amounts of subsoil are brought to the surface by earthworms as they tunnel through the soil.

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