R-horizon



noun
1.
bedrock immediately underlying layers of soil.

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    verb (used with object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 1. to change (a sound) to an (r); subject to rhotacism. 2. to pronounce (a vowel) with r-color. verb (used without object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 3. to undergo rhotacism.



  • Rhotacized

    verb (used with object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 1. to change (a sound) to an (r); subject to rhotacism. 2. to pronounce (a vowel) with r-color. verb (used without object), rhotacized, rhotacizing. 3. to undergo rhotacism.

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