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gley

noun, often attributive \ˈglā\

Definition of GLEY

:  a sticky clay soil or soil layer formed under the surface of some waterlogged soils
gleyed adjective

Origin of GLEY

Ukrainian gleĭ clayey earth; akin to Old English clǣg clay — more at clay
First Known Use: 1927

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