AskDefine | Define clayey

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clayey adj
1 resembling or containing clay; "argillaceous rocks" [syn: argillaceous] [ant: arenaceous]
2 (used of soil) compact and fine-grained; "the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated" [syn: cloggy, heavy]

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  1. Resembling clay.
  2. Containing clay.
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