everglade

[ev-er-gleyd]

noun

a tract of low, swampy land, especially in southern Florida, characterized by clumps of tall grass and numerous branching waterways.

Nearby words

  1. everdur,
  2. everest,
  3. everest, mount,
  4. everett,
  5. everett, edward,
  6. everglades,
  7. everglades national park,
  8. evergood,
  9. evergood, philip,
  10. evergreen

Origin of everglade

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; ever + glade

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