loam

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun dark soil, with medium-sized grains of sand, which crumbles easily and is very fertile
  • noun a mixture of clay, sand and humus, used as a potting compost

Construction

  • Soil consisting primarily of sand, clay, silt, and organic matter.

Real Estate

  • noun an easily worked fertile soil consisting of a mixture of clay, sand and silt and sometimes also organic matter
  • noun a mixture of moist clay and sand used for making bricks and in plastering
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