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gyttja

[ yit-chah ]
/ ˈyɪt tʃɑ /
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noun Geology.
a mud rich in organic matter, found at the bottom or near the shore of certain lakes.
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Origin of gyttja

1885–90; <Swedish, akin to gjuta to pour

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