Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A marsh.
  • Marshy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic Low, wet ground; a marsh; a fen; a bog; a moor.
  • adjective Archaic Moory; fenny; boggy.
  • adjective Growing in marshes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A marsh.
  • adjective Marshy; growing in bogs or marshes.

Etymologies

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

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