marais

[mah-rey; French ma-re]
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noun, plural ma·rais [mah-reyz; French ma-re] /mɑˈreɪz; French maˈrɛ/. Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana ).

a swamp or bayou.

Nearby words

  1. maracas,
  2. maracay,
  3. maradona,
  4. marae,
  5. maraging steel,
  6. marais des cygnes,
  7. marajó,
  8. maranatha,
  9. maranhão,
  10. maranta

Origin of marais

1785–95; < North American French, French; Old French mareis < Old Low Franconian *marisk; see marsh

Marais

[ma-re]

noun

Ma·rin [ma-ran] /maˈrɛ̃/, 1656–1728, French viola da gamba player and composer.
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