any foul or filthy substance, as mud, grime, dust, or excrement Dirt the mixture of sand, rock pieces, organic matter, and other elements. It is found on the ground and is what plants grow in and is also called soil.
Asked in English to Latin
What is the Latin for 'dirt'?
One Latin equivalent of the English word 'dirt' is caenum, in the sense of 'filth' or 'mud'. Another is inluvies, in the sense of 'mud'. Still another is sordes, in the sense of 'filth'. Addendum: There appear to be many - sordes - filth, dirt, dirtiness, smudge, squalor, sorry case pedor - dirt paedor - filth, dirt subluvies - dirt, filth squales - filth, dirt, smut sorditudo - dirt, filth, smudge, dirtiness immunditia - uncleanness, filth, dirt imperfundies - dirt inmunditia - uncleanness, filth, dirt scabies - scabies, rash, scurf, scab,...
Asked in Motocross, Soil
Is dirt good for you?
Absolutly not! New Answer: Dirt isn't that bad once you get to know it. Only dirt that has been sprayed with chemicals is bad for you. Dirt is rich in nutrients, such as calcium and vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 comes from bacteria in the dirt. If you want to know the truth about dirt, ask people who have eaten dirt habitually for many years. The average person eats a pound of dirt a year without even knowing it. Most plants grow in the...