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English definition of “leaf mould”

leaf mould

noun [U]     UK (US leaf mold)
a type of fertilizer (= substance that makes plants grow) made from leaves that fall from trees in the autumnImproving fertility and pest control
(Definition of leaf mould noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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