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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Producing clay; rich in argil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Producing clay; -- applied to such earths as abound with argil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Producing or containing clay or argil.


Latin argilla white clay + -ferous. (Wiktionary)


  • - clay, especially used in pottery. argillaceous, argillous, adj. containing clay; clay-like. argilliferous, adj. yielding or containing clay. argilloid, argol, argal



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