Compost is defined as a mixture of something, usually vegetable or other organic waste.(noun)
The soil mix used to fertilize and condition garden beds is an example of compost.
The definition of compost means to mix vegetable and other organic waste together and to let them decompose.(verb)
Taking your veggie scraps and putting them in a worm bin is an example of to compost.
See compost in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr composte, condiment (> Fr compote) < VL *composita < L compositus: see composite
See compost in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English compote
Origin: , from Old French, mixture, compost
Origin: , from Latin compositum, mixture
Origin: , from
Origin: neuter past participle of compōnere, to put together; see component.
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