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clay

noun [U] uk   us   /kleɪ/
thick, heavy soil that is soft when wet, and hard when dry or baked, used for making bricks and containers
clayey
adjective uk   us   /ˈkleɪ.i/
containing a lot of clay: clayey soil
Translations of “clay”
in Arabic طين, فُخّار…
in Korean 진흙…
in Malaysian tanah liat…
in French argile…
in Turkish kil…
in Italian argilla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏土,陶土…
in Russian глина…
in Polish glina…
in Vietnamese đất sét…
in Spanish arcilla, barro…
in Portuguese argila, barro…
in Thai ดินเหนียว…
in German der Ton…
in Catalan argila…
in Japanese 粘土…
in Indonesian lempung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏土,陶土…
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