peat moss

noun
Updated on: 16 Jan 2018

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First Known Use of peat moss

1848


PEAT MOSS Defined for English Language Learners

peat moss

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Definition of peat moss for English Language Learners

  • : 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.


PEAT MOSS Defined for Kids

peat moss

noun

Definition of peat moss for Students

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

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