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Meaning of MULCH

Pronunciation:  mulch

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion
  2. [v]  cover with mulch, as of garden beds

MULCH is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: cover, protection, protective cover, protective covering



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mulch\, n. [Cf. mull dirt, also Prov. G. mulsch, molsch,
    rotten, soft, mellow, as fruit.]
    Half-rotten straw, or any like substance strewn on the
    ground, as over the roots of plants, to protect from heat,
    drought, etc., and to preserve moisture.
  2. \Mulch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mulched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cover or dress with mulch.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A natural or artificial layer of ground-up plants or other materials applied to the soil surface.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: backset, cultivate, culture, cut, delve, dig, dress, fallow, fertilize, force, harrow, hoe, list, plow, prune, rake, spade, thin, thin out, till, till the soil, weed, weed out, work