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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Decayed organic matter in soil.

Usage examples (36)
  • You can tell if soil has a lot of humus in it if it looks very rich and dark.
  • The word "humiliation" is rooted in the Latin word humus, which means "dirt."
  • The terms humus and organic matter are somewhat interchangeable.
  • If served at home ketchup, date-tamarind chutney or humus is an ideal dip to accompany. for more
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