paludal

adjective

: of or relating to marshes or fens : marshy

Word History

Etymology

Latin palud-, palus marsh; akin to Sanskrit palvala pond

First Known Use

circa 1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paludal was circa 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Paludal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paludal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

paludal

adjective
: of or relating to marshes or fens
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