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uliginous

[yoo-lij-uh-nuh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. growing in swamps or muddy places.
Also u·lig·i·nose [yoo-lij-uh-nohs] /yuˈlɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/.

Origin of uliginous

1570–80; < Latin ūlīginōsus full of moisture, wet, equivalent to ūlīgin- (stem of ūlīgō) moisture + -ōsus -ous
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