hu·​mate | \ ˈhyü-ˌmāt How to pronounce humate (audio) , ˈyü- \

Definition of humate

: a salt or ester of a humic acid

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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, "How to make this do-it-yourself organic fertilizer and pest control spray," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of humate

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Humate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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