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Definition of peat:

  1. A small person; a pet; - sometimes used contemptuously.
  2. A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc., in various stages of decomposition, and found, as a kind of turf or bog, usually in low situations, where it is always more or less saturated with water. It is often dried and used for fuel.


dust, alluvium, ground, earth, grit, loam, clod, dirt, mud.

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