compost heapBritish English, compost pileAmerican English [countable]
leaves, plants etc that you have put in a pile in your garden in order to make compost
WORD FOCUS: garden WORD FOCUS: garden parts of a garden:lawn, flowerbed, hedge, patio, rockery, pond, greenhouse, compost heap, kitchen garden things you do in the garden:cut the grass/mow the lawn, weed the flowerbeds, sow seeds, plant flowers/bushes/trees, water the plants, cut back/prune roses and other bushes, trim the hedge ➔ See alsogarden
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