peat

Definitions

General English

  • noun wet soil in a bog, made from partly decayed mosses and other plants

Agriculture

  • noun the accumulated partly decayed mosses and other plants which form the soil of a bog, often forming a deep layer

Construction

  • fibrous organic matter in various stages of decomposition, found in swamps and bogs, and used to enrich soil for plantings.

Military

  • noun a type of soil, composed of decayed vegetation
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