Translation of "peat" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /piːt/ us

a dark brown substance like soil that was formed by plants dying and becoming buried. It is sometimes added to ordinary garden soil to improve it and is sometimes used as fuel.


(Translation of “peat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /piːt/

a soft black or brown substance consisting of decaying plants which is found under the surface of the ground in damp regions. It is dried and used for fuel and as a fertilizer

(also adjective) a peat bog.
peaty adjective

These plants thrive in peaty soils.

(Translation of “peat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)