Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a swamp; marshy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to marshes; marshy. Also palustral, palustrial, palustrine.

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

  • adjective rare Of or pertaining to marshes or fens; marshy.
  • adjective malarial fever; -- so called because generated in marshy districts.

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

  • adjective pertaining to marshes, marshy, palustral, especially designating a plant's habitat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin palūs, palūd-, marsh; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin palus ‘marsh’.

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  • related to or produced by marshes

    February 7, 2007