malpais

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish malpaís (mal (bad) + país (land))

Noun[edit]

malpais (plural malpaises)

  1. (geology) Land akin to badlands, but having volcaniclastic rather than sedimentary rocks.
  2. (geology) Land having an underlayer of basaltic lava and little or no soil.

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