Definitions for loamy

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a rich, friable soil containing a relatively equal mixture of sand and silt and a somewhat smaller proportion of clay.

    Category: Agriculture, Geology

  2. a mixture of clay, sand, straw, etc., used in making molds for founding and in plastering walls, stopping holes, etc.

    Category: Building Trades, Metallurgy

  3. earth or soil.

  4. Obs. clay or clayey earth.

  5. (v.t.)to cover or stop with loam.

Origin of loam:

bef. 900; lome, earlier lam(e), OE lām, c. MD leem


Princeton's WordNet

  1. loamy(adj)

    consisting of or having the character of loam

    "richy loamy soil"


  1. loamy(Adjective)

    Consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loamy(adj)

    consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam


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