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Compost heap   /kˈɑmpoʊst hip/   Listen
Compost heap

noun
1.
A heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost.  Synonym: compost pile.






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"Compost heap" Quotes from Famous Books



... in a dark hencoop, and the cold was so bad that their combs would freeze stiff, and the tops of them would drop off. We never thought about it. If we'd had any sense, we might have watched them on a fine day go and sit on the compost heap and sun themselves, and then have concluded that if they liked light and heat outside, they'd like it inside. Poor biddies, they were so cold that they wouldn't lay us ...
— Beautiful Joe - An Autobiography of a Dog • by Marshall Saunders



Words linked to "Compost heap" :   heap, agglomerate, mound, cumulus, pile, cumulation



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