Meaning of LOAM in English


n.1 a fertile soil of clay and sand containing decayed vegetable matter.

2 a paste of clay and water with sand, chopped straw, etc., used in making bricks, plastering, etc.


loamy adj. loaminess n.

Etymology: OE lam f. WG, rel. to LIME(1)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.