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Language: Old English
Origin: merisc, mersc

marsh

noun
     
Related topics: Geology, Geography
marsh [uncountable and countable]
SG an area of low flat ground that is always wet and soft [↪ bog, swamp]
marshy adjective:
The crane lives in marshy habitats.

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