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Related to humate: humic acid
(Chemistry) chem a mineral salt of humic acid formed from decomposed prehistoric plant and animal matter, used as a fertilizer
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|Noun||1.||humate - material that is high in humic acids|
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
peat - partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried
humic shale - shale that is rich in humic acids
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