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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hu·mus /ˈhjuməs, ˈju-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hu·mus /ˈhjuməs, ˈju-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hu·mus n.  That portion of the soil formed by the decomposition of animal or vegetable matter. It is a valuable constituent of soils.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component
           of soil
      2: a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon
         juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita;
         originated in the Middle East [syn: hummus, hommos, hoummos,