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


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

Origin of paludal

1810–20; < Latin palūd- (stem of palūs) swamp, marsh + -al1
Related formspost·pa·lu·dal, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for paludal

soggy, miry, mucky, quaggy, boggy, fenny

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British Dictionary definitions for paludal


adjective rare

of, relating to, or produced by marshes

Word Origin for paludal

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