Peaty
Peaty Peat"y, a. Composed of peat; abounding in peat; resembling peat. [1913 Webster]

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  • peaty — 1765, from PEAT (Cf. peat) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Peatiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • peaty — adjective /ˈpiːtiː/ a) Of or resembling peat, especially the taste or smell. The scotch had a peaty flavor. b) Containing peat. A peaty soil will retain moisture …   Wiktionary

  • peaty — adj. Peaty is used with these nouns: ↑soil …   Collocations dictionary

  • peaty — peat|y [ piti ] adjective consisting of peat or like peat: peaty soil …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peaty — [[t]pi͟ːti[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Peaty soil or land contains a large quantity of peat …   English dictionary

  • peaty — UK [ˈpiːtɪ] / US [ˈpɪtɪ] adjective consisting of peat, or like peat peaty soil …   English dictionary

  • peaty — peat ► NOUN ▪ partly decomposed vegetable matter forming a deposit on acidic, boggy ground, dried for use in gardening and as fuel. DERIVATIVES peaty adjective. ORIGIN Anglo Latin peta …   English terms dictionary

  • peaty — adjective see peat I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peaty — /pee tee/, adj., peatier, peatiest. of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing the substance peat. [1755 65; PEAT1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • peaty — pɪːtɪ adj. smelling like peat or dried swamp matter …   English contemporary dictionary

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