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chresard

[kres-erd] /ˈkrɛs ərd/
noun
1.
the water in soil that is available to plants for absorption.
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chresard

/ˈkrɛsəd/
noun
1.
the amount of water present in the soil that is available to plants
Word Origin
C20: from Greek khrēsis use (from khrēsthai to use) + ardein to water
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