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See definition of loam on Dictionary.com
  • as inclay
  • as indirt
  • as inearth
  • as inground
  • as inland
  • as insoil

synonyms for loam

  • brick
  • earth
  • mud
  • terra cotta
  • adobe
  • argil
  • bole
  • clunch
  • kaolin
  • loess
  • marl
  • pottery
  • slip
  • till
  • argillaceous earth
  • china material
  • porcelain material
  • wacke
See also synonyms for: loamy
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How to use loam in a sentence

The best of the dirt, a loam that blends sand and clay, grows beets the size of an ogre’s head.
HOW WE DRAINED CALIFORNIA DRYMARK ARAXDECEMBER 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The print of steel-rimmed hoofs showed in the soft loam as plainly as a moccasin-track in virgin snow.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In the valleys the land is a deep alluvial loam, easily worked, producing bountiful crops of the finest leaf tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The planters select a deep black loam or tenacious clay, or even loams mixed with sand.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
For Connecticut seed leaf a light moist loam is the proper soil.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The Cayenne cane yields best, and thrives in low grounds, the soil a mixture of sand and loam.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Over the greater part of the country the soil is light reddish loam; in the eastern plains it is a heavy black loam.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
With a sigh of content he stretched himself on the sun-warmed loam.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The trees should be potted in good rich soil, preferably the best garden loam.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
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WORDS RELATED TO LOAM

  • adobe
  • argil
  • argillaceous earth
  • bole
  • brick
  • china material
  • clunch
  • earth
  • kaolin
  • loam
  • loess
  • marl
  • mud
  • porcelain material
  • pottery
  • slip
  • terra cotta
  • till
  • wacke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.