[ guhm-buh-til ]
/ ˈgʌm bə tɪl /
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.
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British Dictionary definitions for gumbotil
/ (ˈɡʌmbətɪl) /
a sticky clay formed by the weathering of glacial drift
Word Origin for gumbotil
C20: from gumbo + til (l) 4
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