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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A marsh.
  • adj. Marshy; growing in bogs or marshes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Moory; fenny; boggy.
  • adj. Growing in marshes.
  • n. Low, wet ground; a marsh; a fen; a bog; a moor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A marsh.
  • Marshy.

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman mareis, mereis, Middle French mares, marest, from Late Latin mariscus, from Proto-Germanic *marisk- (“marsh”). (Wiktionary)

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