Origin of loam
OTHER WORDS FROM loamloam·i·ness, nounloamless, adjectiveloamy, adjective
How to use loam in a sentence
Everywhere we turn, there are loamy loins and torrents of testosterone.
That night another loamy nook was found, clothed with a little thin grass, but waterless.Overland|John William De Forest
There is no stone in the district, nothing but rich loamy clay, alias mud.The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade|Edward Lord Gleichen
The top-spit earth from an upland pasture, loamy, friable, and well reduced; 3.The different modes of cultivating the pine-apple|John Claudius Loudon
The soil was rich and loamy, and the road we travelled was moist, and in some places very heavy for our waggon.The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
The loamy soils are especially adapted to corn, stock raising, and dairying, and they are largely used for these purposes.