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Definition of mulch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mulch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//mʌltʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌltʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mulch
BrE BrE//mʌltʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌltʃ//
 
he / she / it mulches
BrE BrE//ˈmʌltʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌltʃɪz//
 
past simple mulched
BrE BrE//mʌltʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌltʃt//
 
past participle mulched
BrE BrE//mʌltʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mʌltʃt//
 
-ing form mulching
BrE BrE//ˈmʌltʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌltʃɪŋ//
 
Gardening
 
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mulch something to cover the soil or the roots of a plant with a mulch See related entries: Gardening Word Origin mid 17th cent.: probably from dialect mulch ‘soft’ used as a noun, from Old English melsc, mylsc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mulch

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