merse

/ (mɜːs, Scottish mɛrs) /

noun Scot

low level ground by a river or shore, often alluvial and fertile
a marsh

Word Origin for merse

Old English merse marsh

British Dictionary definitions for merse (2 of 2)

Merse

/ (mɜːs, Scottish mɛrs) /

noun

the Merse a fertile lowland area of SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders, north of the Tweed
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