loam

Part of speech: adjective

Loamy.

Part of speech: noun

Sand and clay, containing organic matter.

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Usage examples "loam":

  1. Loam, I have no hand in this. - "The Admirable Crichton", J. M. Barrie.
  2. The roses themselves should be planted in heavy clay loam, although light and sandy soil can be used for this purpose. - "Garden Ornaments", Mary H. Northend.
  3. The broken earth was yellow, and of a different texture than the deep jungle loam at the other stations. - "The Flaming Mountain", Harold Leland Goodwin.