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humic

[ hyoo-mik or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mɪk or, often, ˈyu- /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or noting a substance, as an acid, obtained from humus.
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Origin of humic

1835–45; <Latin hum(us) “ground, mold” + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for humic

humic
/ (ˈhjuːmɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, derived from, or resembling humushumic acids

Word Origin for humic

C19: from Latin humus ground + -ic
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