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muckland

[ muhk-land ]
/ ˈmʌkˌlænd /
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noun Agriculture.

fertile farmland characterized by soil (muck soil ) that contains a high percentage (between 20 percent and 50 percent) of organic matter.

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Origin of muckland

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; muck + -land
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