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.