mulch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mulch" in British English

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mulchnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /mʌltʃ/
a ​covering of ​decayingleaves that is ​spread over the ​soil in ​order to ​keepwater in it or to ​improve it

mulchverb [I or T]

uk   us   /mʌltʃ/
to put mulch on or around something: [+ adv/prep] Mulch around the ​base of the ​roses. Mulch the ​roses.
(Definition of mulch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mulchnoun [C/U]

 us   /mʌltʃ/
a ​covering, esp. of ​decayingleaves, ​grass, or ​plantmaterial, used to ​keepwater in the ​earth near ​plants or to ​protect them from weeds (= ​unwantedplants)
(Definition of mulch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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