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loess

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lo=ess

CIDE DICTIONARY

loessn. [G. löss.].
     A quaternary deposit, usually consisting of a fine yellowish earth, on the banks of the Rhine and other large rivers.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

loess, n. a deposit of fine light-coloured wind-blown dust found esp. in the basins of large rivers and very fertile when irrigated.

Derivative
loessial adj.
Etymology
G L{ouml}ss f. Swiss G l{ouml}sch loose f. l{ouml}sen loosen

THESAURUS

loess

alluvion, alluvium, ash, cinder, clinker, debris, deposit, deposition, deposits, detritus, diluvium, draff, dregs, drift, dross, ember, feces, froth, grounds, lees, moraine, offscum, precipitate, precipitation, scoria, scree, scum, sediment, settlings, silt, sinter, slag, smut, soot, sublimate

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