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compost

com·post

compost

 
pronunciation:
kam post
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture of decaying organic matter, such as dead leaves or manure, that is used as fertilizer or mulch.
definition 2: a compound or combination; mixture.
similar words:
composite, composition, compound
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: composted, composting, composts
definition 1: to treat (soil) with compost.
similar words:
muck
definition 2: to convert to compost.
I compost my kitchen scraps.
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  garden, leaf, worm
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