hoch·​moor | \ ˈhōḵ+ˌ- \

Definition of hochmoor

: being or growing on various acid peats or peaty soils the hochmoor soils along the Baltic coast

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History and Etymology for hochmoor

German hoch high + moor fen, swamp, from Old High German muor

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“Hochmoor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hochmoor. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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