Definitions

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  • n. Land whose soil is primarily composed of humus from drained swampland, used for growing certain crops such as onions and carrots.

Etymologies

muck +‎ land (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When the Seventh Spear paused to make camp, the soldiers shared what they remembered about the southernmost province of Oz. Quadling Country was your basic muckland.

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  • A 2006 muckland survey done in New York state showed 30,408 acres of muckland planted with crops.

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  • John DeHollander, district manager with Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, said the Great Lakes basin is the key area of the United States for muckland.

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