hardpan

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noun hard·pan \ˈhärd-ˌpan\

Definition of hardpan

  1. 1 :  a cemented or compacted and often clayey layer in soil that is impenetrable by roots

  2. 2 :  a fundamental part :  bedrock

1803

First Known Use of hardpan

1803


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