gley

noun, often attributive
\ˈglā \

Definition of gley 

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

Other Words from gley

gleyed \ˈglād \ adjective

First Known Use of gley

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gley

Ukrainian gleĭ clayey earth; akin to Old English clǣg clay — more at clay

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