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vadose

adjective va·dose \ˈvā-ˌdōs\

Definition of VADOSE

:  of, relating to, or being water or solutions in the earth's crust above the permanent groundwater level

Origin of VADOSE

Latin vadosus shallow, from vadum, noun, shallow, ford; akin to Latin vadere to go — more at wade
First Known Use: 1894

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