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gumbotil

[guhm-buh-til] /ˈgʌm bə tɪl/
noun, Geology
1.
a sticky clay formed by the thorough weathering of glacial drift, the thickness of the clay furnishing means for comparing relative lengths of interglacial ages.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; gumbo + til, variant of till4
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gumbotil

/ˈɡʌmbətɪl/
noun
1.
a sticky clay formed by the weathering of glacial drift
Word Origin
C20: from gumbo + til(l)4
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