- a compost or layer of soil consisting chiefly of decayed vegetable matter, especially leaves.
Origin of leaf mold
Examples from the Web for leaf mold
Historical Examples of leaf mold
The specimens I found grew in a mixed woods in the leaf-mold.
Found on leaf-mold in rather damp woods from July to November.
There was a soft footfall on the leaf-mold, and before her stood Jeanne Lacombie.The Promise
James B. Hendryx
A sprinkling of leaf-mold or chip-dirt will help to lighten it.
See that the soil is made fibrous with leaf-mold or other material.