claypan

noun
clay·​pan | \ ˈklā-ˌpan \

Definition of claypan

1 : hardpan consisting mainly of clay
2 Australia : a shallow depression in which water collects after rain

First Known Use of claypan

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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