humic

humic

[hyoo-mik or, often, yoo-]
adjective Chemistry.
of or noting a substance, as an acid, obtained from humus.

Origin:
1835–45; < Latin hum(us) ground, mould + -ic

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humic (ˈhjuːmɪk)
 
adj
of, relating to, derived from, or resembling humus: humic acids
 
[C19: from Latin humus ground + -ic]

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