peaty

[ pee-tee ]
/ ˈpi ti /
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adjective, peat·i·er, peat·i·est.

of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing the substance peat.

Nearby words

  1. peat bog,
  2. peat moss,
  3. peat pot,
  4. peat reek,
  5. peatland,
  6. peau d'orange,
  7. peau de soie,
  8. peavey,
  9. peavy,
  10. peba

Origin of peaty

First recorded in 1755–65; peat1 + -y1

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Word Origin and History for peaty

peaty

adj.

1765, from peat + -y (2). Related: Peatiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper