holard (plural holards)
- (dated) The total water content of a sample of soil
1916, Frederic Clements, Plant Succession: An Analysis of the Development of Vegetation, page 439:
- Methods of determining the holard are so numerous and so simple as to need little comment.
1929, Harvey Stallard, Secondary Succession in the Climax Forest Formations of Northern Minnesota, page 506:
- The holard of clays ranges from 20 to 60 per cent during the growing season.