fenny

adjective
fen·​ny | \ˈfe-nē \

Definition of fenny 

1 : having the characteristics of a fen : boggy

2 archaic : peculiar to or found in a fen

First Known Use of fenny

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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