claypan

noun
clay·​pan | \ ˈklā-ˌpan How to pronounce claypan (audio) \

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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The first known use of claypan was in 1837

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“Claypan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claypan. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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