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paludal

[ puh-lood-l, pal-yuh-dl ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to marshes.
  2. produced by marshes, as miasma or disease.


paludal

/ ˈpæljʊdəl; pəˈljuːdəl /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or produced by marshes
  2. malarial


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Other Words From

  • postpa·ludal adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of paludal1

First recorded in 1810–20; from Latin palūd- (stem of palūs ) “swamp, marsh” + -al 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of paludal1

C19: from Latin palus marsh; related to Sanskrit palvala pond

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Example Sentences

As long as the paludal theory held sway, the chemical interpretation of this identity of the product in every latitude was easy.

Paludal or malarial pharyngitis may arise from the same causes as malarial fevers.

In the Roman states alone, sixty thousand perish every year from this paludal influence.

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