from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Humus or compost consisting of decomposed leaves and other organic material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Decomposed or composted remains of leaves.
  • n. Soil consisting principally of layers of decomposed leaves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. soil composed mainly of decaying leaves


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