from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A swamp or bog formed by an accumulation of sphagnum moss, leaves, and decayed matter resembling peat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A terrain composed of peat bog with tussocky meadow and woody vegetation including spruce.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bog; a soft mossy or peaty spot.
Cree maskek.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Cree maskek (ᒪᐢᑫᐠ). (Wiktionary)