Synonyms for loamy

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Clay ground is better for them than sand, and loamy soil the best of all.

It is greater in loamy and clayey soils; but is still small.

The soil should be of a slightly sandy or loamy nature, and not wet.

Loamy soil, inclined to moisture, is best adapted to their growth.

They are all of easy culture in any loamy soil inclining to moisture.

They are easily grown in any loamy soil, and flower from May to July.

In Taungdwingyi the soil is rich, loamy, and extremely fertile.

Select a moist, loamy soil, slightly protected from the sun.

For all general purposes, a soil which is loamy in texture is desirable.

The tillage, as the author says, "is loamy and fine for trucking."

WORD ORIGIN

Old English lam "clay, mud, mire, earth," from Proto-Germanic *laimaz (cf. Old Saxon lemo, Dutch leem, German Lehm "loam"), from PIE root *(s)lei- "slimy" (see slime (n.)). As a type of highly fertile clayey soil, it is attested from 1660s. As a verb from c.1600.

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