clayey

Definitions of clayey
1

adj resembling or containing clay

Synonyms:
argillaceous
Antonyms:
arenaceous, sandlike, sandy
resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas

adj (used of soil) compact and fine-grained

“the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated”
Synonyms:
cloggy, heavy
compact
closely and firmly united or packed together

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