mangum terrace

man·​gum terrace | \ ˈmaŋgəm- \

Definition of mangum terrace

: a broad low ridged terrace that is used as part of a farm's water-disposal system

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History and Etymology for mangum terrace

after P. H. Mangum, 19th century American farmer

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“Mangum terrace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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