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

  • adj. Of or relating to a swamp; marshy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to marshes or fens; marshy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


From Latin palūs, palūd-, marsh; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin palus ‘marsh’. (Wiktionary)



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  • related to or produced by marshes

    February 7, 2007