gumbo soil

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gumbo soil any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
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Usage

In literature:

Alfalfa will frequently grow fairly well even on stiff clays, and in some instances on gumbo soils.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
I have upland, with a poor soil and a gumbo subsoil, with a north and east aspect.
"The Apple" by Various
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