Origin of loam
OTHER WORDS FROM loamloam·i·ness, nounloamless, adjectiveloamy, adjective
Words nearby loam
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.
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
The print of steel-rimmed hoofs showed in the soft loam as plainly as a moccasin-track in virgin snow.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
In the valleys the land is a deep alluvial loam, easily worked, producing bountiful crops of the finest leaf tobacco.
The planters select a deep black loam or tenacious clay, or even loams mixed with sand.
For Connecticut seed leaf a light moist loam is the proper soil.