soil + -less
soilless (not comparable)
- Lacking home soil; dispossessed
1910, Emma Goldman, “Anarchism: What It Really Stands For”, in Anarchism and Other Essays, edition 2005 ed., ISBN 1595479716, page 37:
- If they live in squalor, in filth, in crime, with hope and joy gone, a homeless, soilless army of human prey.
- Not containing soil
2007 October 4, Leslie Land, “Garden Q.&A.”, New York Times:
- One popular recipe for a homemade version is two parts soilless mix like Pro-Mix and one part each vermiculite and perlite.