slough


slough

noun

Definition of SLOUGH

spongy land saturated or partially covered with water <the land for miles around the lake is strewn with ponds, sloughs, and mudflats>
Synonyms bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew or slue), swampland, wash, wetland
Related Words swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush

Variants of SLOUGH

slough also slew or slue

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