hu·​mic | \ ˈhyü-mik How to pronounce humic (audio) , ˈyü- \

Definition of humic

: of, relating to, or derived at least in part from humus

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Recent Examples on the Web This is made by aerating sugars, compost and humic acids in non-chlorinated water and then spraying the brew on plants and soil. Adrian Higgins, idahostatesman, "The zoo beneath our feet: We’re only beginning to understand soil’s hidden world," 23 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of humic

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Humic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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