noun. ['ˈloʊm'] a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.
- regur soil
- chernozemic soil
- lam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Rhymes with Loam
Sentences with loam
1. Noun, singular or mass
Good loam is also high in the nutrients that plants need to thrive.
A sandy or loam soil with peat or compost is ideal.
3. Noun, plural
Sand, clay and loam make up the three main soil types of Georgia.
Quotes about loam
1. I am not a smart man, particularly, but one day, at long last, I stumbled from the dark woods of my own, and my family's, and my country's past, holding in my hands these truths: that love grows from the rich loam of forgiveness; that mongrels make good dogs; that the evidence of God exists in the roundness of things. This much, at least, I've figured out. I know this much is true.
- Wally Lamb, I Know This Much Is True
2. We are living in a time when flowers are trying to live on flowers, instead of on good rain and black loam.
- Ray Bradbury