- of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing the substance peat.
Origin of peaty
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Examples from the Web for peaty
And the smell of peaty clothes smote him on the nostril for the first time that day.Gilian The Dreamer
As pigments, the peaty Cappah brown is the most transparent and rich in colour.Field's Chromatography
A mountainous, peaty region in the northern part of Great Britain.This Giddy Globe
It will not flourish in wet soils or on those of a peaty or sandy character.
Then he fell to them again, throwing out the peaty soil with both hands.Red Eve
H. Rider Haggard
Word Origin and History for peaty
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