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peat

noun [U] uk   us   /piːt/
a dark brown substance like soil that was formed by plants dying and becoming buried. It is sometimes added to ordinary garden earth to improve it and is sometimes used as fuel.
Translations of “peat”
in Vietnamese than bùn…
in Spanish Turba…
in Thai ถ่านหินเลน…
in Malaysian gambut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泥炭,泥煤…
in Indonesian tanah berlumut…
in Russian торф…
in Turkish bitki gübresi, turba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泥炭,泥煤…
in Polish torf…
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