peaty

[pee-tee]
adjective, peatier, peatiest.
of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing the substance peat.

Origin:
1755–65; peat1 + -y1

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peat1 (piːt)
 
n
1.  a.  a compact brownish deposit of partially decomposed vegetable matter saturated with water: found in uplands and bogs in temperate and cold regions and used as a fuel (when dried) and as a fertilizer
 b.  (as modifier): peat bog
2.  a piece of dried peat for use as fuel
 
[C14: from Anglo-Latin peta, perhaps from Celtic; compare Welsh peth thing]
 
'peaty1
 
adj

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If you have a peaty place a lot of people a gonna want to see it.
We are currently conducting laboratory experiments on peaty organic soils.
The best seed germination also occurs on wet, organic, or peaty soils.
The majority of species grow in stagnant waters, moors, or peaty waters.
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