Dzhut

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Dzhut

 

(or dzud, Mongolian), the lack of food for livestock in winter in regions of nomadic livestock raising. The condition is caused by the formation of ice in pastures.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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