Leached means to take something away (usually water) from something. When the soil is leached of its nutrients, it is not able to support plant life.

  • The soil was leached of its nutrients and the plants died.

  • The tree was leached of its nutrients when the soil was changed.

Definition of leached


To purge a soluble matter out of something by the action of a percolating fluid.


To part with soluble constituents by percolation.

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