loam: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lōm), [key]
- a rich, friable soil containing a relatively equal mixture of sand and silt and a somewhat smaller proportion of clay.
- a mixture of clay, sand, straw, etc., used in making molds for founding and in plastering walls, stopping holes, etc.
- earth or soil.
- clay or clayey earth.
- to cover or stop with loam.
- loam (Thesaurus)