hu·​mate ˈhyü-ˌmāt How to pronounce humate (audio)
: a salt or ester of a humic acid

Examples of humate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The commercial products use liquid humate (for more consistency than compost tea) and contain beneficial bacteria and mycorrhizal fungi. Howard Garrett, Dallas News, 18 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of humate was in 1844

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“Humate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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