Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of loam; of the nature of or resembling loam: as, loamy soil.
  • Damp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective consisting of or having the character of loam

Etymologies

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loam +‎ -y

Examples

  • 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?

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  • 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?

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  • 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.

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  • A few inches of growing medium such as loamy soil is spread on top.

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  • A few inches of growing medium such as loamy soil is spread on top.

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  • Cara remembered the loamy, sour smell of the dirt and the way the stiff honeysuckle branches would poke her in the legs and back.

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  • Cara remembered the loamy, sour smell of the dirt and the way the stiff honeysuckle branches would poke her in the legs and back.

    Choker

  • Dirgham Salahi, who had studied geology, examined the loamy earth around his estate and carefully selected a group of French hybrid varietals to grow on his farm.

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  • Cara remembered the loamy, sour smell of the dirt and the way the stiff honeysuckle branches would poke her in the legs and back.

    Choker

  • Cara remembered the loamy, sour smell of the dirt and the way the stiff honeysuckle branches would poke her in the legs and back.

    Choker

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