chresard

chresard

[kres-erd]
noun
the water in soil that is available to plants for absorption. Compare echard.
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chresard (ˈkrɛsəd)
 
n
the amount of water present in the soil that is available to plants
 
[C20: from Greek khrēsis use (from khrēsthai to use) + ardein to water]

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