Translation of compost in Spanish:

compost

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmpəʊst; ˈkɒmpɒst/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • abono (masculine) orgánico or vegetal, compost (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) compost heap o (American English/inglés norteamericano) pile[ lugar donde se amontonan desechos para preparar abono ]
    More example sentences
    • Mulch with an organic material such as compost or alfalfa hay.
    • Amend soil regularly with compost and apply organic mulches continually to enrich your soil.
    • There is no fertilizer better than compost, and you can make it yourself for free!

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (make into compost) [grass] convertir* en abono 1.2 (fertilize with compost) [garden] abonar

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