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[doo r-i-kruhst, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɪˌkrʌst, ˈdyʊər-/

a hard crust that forms on or in soil in semiarid climates owing to cementation of soil particles.
Compare , (defs 1, 2).
another name for caliche (sense 2)


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