from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The formation of humus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process by which humus is formed from vegetable matter in the soil or on top of the ground and then percolates into it by the action of rainwater.
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- n. the process of the formation of humus from plant remains
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