humus

noun

Definition

Rich, dark organic material formed by decay of vegetable matter, essential to soil's fertility

Synonyms

fertilizer

leaf mold

soil conditioner

Antonyms

sand

rock

gravel

Original Sentences

Due to the large amount of humus, it was decided the area would be a great place to settle and grow crops.


Bob was surprised when his pita chips arrived covered in dirt, but soon realized it was because he accidentally asked for pita chips with humus instead of pita chips with hummus.

Humus - the essential ingredient: Graeme Sait at TEDxNoosa