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gley

 (glā)
n.
A sticky, bluish-gray subsurface layer of clay found in some waterlogged soils.

[Russian dialectal gleĭ, clay.]
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gley

(ɡleɪ) or

glei

n
(Physical Geography) a bluish-grey compact sticky soil occurring in certain humid regions
[C20: from Russian glei clay]
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