Resembling or suggestive of earth or soil: worms excrete a soil-like rich, dark humus
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- Composting breaks down waste materials from your garden and kitchen into a nutrient-rich, dark, soil-like matter that can be used to amend your soil.
- Mature compost is a stable material with a content called humus that's dark brown or black in appearance and has a soil-like or "earthy" smell.
- Portland cement is made by crushing, heating, and crushing again a mixture of rocks and soil-like substances, the main ones being types of limestone, chalk and clay.
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