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peat moss

noun

: a type of moss that usually grows on wet land and that is used by gardeners as a fertilizer, for growing plants in pots, etc.

Full Definition of PEAT MOSS

:  sphagnum

First Known Use of PEAT MOSS

1880
PEAT MOSS Defined for Kids

peat moss

noun

Definition of PEAT MOSS for Kids

:  a spongy brownish moss of wet areas that is often the chief plant making up peat

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