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Leaf mold   /lif moʊld/   Listen
Leaf mold

noun
1.
Soil composed mainly of decaying leaves.  Synonyms: leaf mould, leaf soil.






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"Leaf mold" Quotes from Famous Books



... the arbutus buds began to appear above the leaf mold between the scrub oaks in the woods, and the walls of Fletcher Fosdick's new summer home began to rise above the young pines on the hill by the Inlet in the Bay Road. The Item kept its readers informed, ...
— The Portygee • Joseph Crosby Lincoln

... or any modification of them as from the ordinary stable manure beds. And we can not wonder much at this, considering that the wild mushroom is scarcely ever found in the neighborhood of trees or where leaf mold deposits occur. ...
— Mushrooms: how to grow them - a practical treatise on mushroom culture for profit and pleasure • William Falconer



Words linked to "Leaf mold" :   mold, mould



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