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Definition of "loamy" []

  • Consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam. (adjective)

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Use "loamy" in a sentence
  • "Why did this bird of alder thickets and young moist forests, with its long bill designed to probe for earthworms in loamy soil, wearing mottled feathers that perfectly match the leaf litter of its secluded habitats, choose to fly directly over the biggest, busiest, brightest city in the country?"
  • "If the surface soil have a good proportion of sand, gravel, or organic matter, so as to give it the consistency which is known as "loamy," it will bear any treatment which it may chance to receive in cultivation, or as pasture land; but if it be a decided clay soil, no amount of draining will enable us to work it, or to turn cattle upon it when it is wet with recent rains."
  • "A few inches of growing medium such as loamy soil is spread on top."
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