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humic

[hyoo-mik or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mɪk or, often, ˈyu-/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or noting a substance, as an acid, obtained from humus.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin hum(us) ground, mould + -ic
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humic

/ˈhjuːmɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, derived from, or resembling humus: humic acids
Word Origin
C19: from Latin humus ground + -ic
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