Relating to or containing a high percentage of clay minerals.
From the word "clay", it refers to soil or rock that contains a high percentage of clay minerals.
- The clayey soil was perfect for growing vegetables.
- The clayey ground was difficult to dig through.
- The clayey texture of the soil made it easy to shape pottery.
- The clayey soil was ideal for making bricks.
- The clayey deposit was a valuable resource for the ceramics industry.