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channery

[chan-uh-ree] /ˈtʃæn ə ri/
noun
1.
an accumulation of thin, flat, coarse fragments of sandstone, limestone, or schist with diameters up to 6 inches (15 cm): used in Scotland and Ireland for gravel.
Origin
Scots dial.: literally, gravelly, equivalent to channer gravel (alteration of channel gravel, channel1) + -y1
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  • The substratum is yellowish brown extremely channery silt loam.

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