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gyttja

[yit-chah] /ˈyɪt tʃɑ/
noun, Geology
1.
a mud rich in organic matter, found at the bottom or near the shore of certain lakes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Swedish, akin to gjuta to pour
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