adjective, peat·i·er, peat·i·est.
- peat bog,
- peat moss,
- peat pot,
- peat reek,
- peau d'orange,
- peau de soie,
Origin of peaty
Examples from the Web for peaty
At Kew it thrives well in peaty loam and limestone, and although it does not increase very quickly is yet happy and contented.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster
The Avon, like all its sisters, starts life as a peaty burn prattling for many miles through the silence of the moors.The Rivers and Streams of England|A.G. Bradley
The beneficial results obtained by an application of lime to peaty soils are well known.
Scents, pungent and singularly exhilarating, were given off by the damp mosses and the peaty moorland soil.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
Poor sandy soils yield the minimum quantity, while peaty soils yield the maximum.