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noun

a plain consisting of adobe deposited by short-lived rainfall or thaw streams, usually having a smooth or unmarked surface.

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Origin of adobe flat

1920–25; Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for adobe flat

adobe flat

noun

mainly US a gently sloping clayey plain formed by a short-lived stream or flood water
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