noun gyt·tja \ˈyi(ˌ)chä\

Definition of gyttja



  1. :  a lacustrine mud containing abundant organic material

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Origin and Etymology of gyttja

Swedish, from gjuta to pour, from Old Swedish giūta; akin to Old Norse gjōta to bear young, drop one's young — more at found (pour)

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capable of being understood in two ways

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