Soil vs Mbuga - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between soil and mbuga
is that soil
is (uncountable) a mixture of sand and organic material, used to support plant growth or soil
can be (uncountable|euphemistic) faeces or urine etc when found on clothes or soil
can be a wet or marshy place in which a boar or other such game seeks refuge when hunted while mbuga
is a heavy dark clay soil found in parts of africa.
As a verb soil
is to make dirty or soil
can be to feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.
From (etyl) (m), (m), . See also (l), (l).
(uncountable) A mixture of sand and organic material, used to support plant growth.
(uncountable) The unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
(uncountable) The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that has been subjected to and shows effects of genetic and environmental factors of: climate (including water and temperature effects), and macro- and microorganisms, conditioned by relief, acting on parent material over a period of time. A product-soil differs from the material from which it is derived in many physical, chemical, biological, and morphological properties and characteristics.
Country or territory.
That which soils or pollutes; a stain.
- The refugees returned to their native soil .
A marshy or miry place to which a hunted boar resorts for refuge; hence, a wet place, stream, or tract of water, sought for by other game, as deer.
- A lady's honour will not bear a soil .
Dung; compost; manure.
- As deer, being stuck, fly through many soils , / Yet still the shaft sticks fast.
- night soil
- Improve land by dung and other sort of soils .
* dirt (US) , earth
* home soil
* native soil
* soil pipe
From (etyl) (m), (m), .
To make dirty.
To become dirty or soiled.
- Our wonted ornaments now soiled and stained.
(figurative) To stain or mar, as with infamy or disgrace; to tarnish; to sully.
- Light colours soil sooner than dark ones.
(reflexive) To dirty one's clothing by accidentally defecating while clothed.
To make invalid, to ruin.
To enrich with soil or muck; to manure.
- Men soil their ground, not that they love the dirt, but that they expect a crop.
* (to make dirty) smirch, besmirch, dirty
* soil oneself
(uncountable, euphemistic) Faeces or urine etc. when found on clothes.
(countable, medicine) A bag containing soiled items.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .
A wet or marshy place in which a boar or other such game seeks refuge when hunted.
(etyl) saoler, .
To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.
- to soil a horse
* (l), (l), (l)
A heavy dark clay soil found in parts of Africa.
A seasonal swamp in East Africa.