- 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
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Examples from the Web for paludal
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.Martyria
Augustus C. Hamlin
- of, relating to, or produced by marshes
C19: from Latin palus marsh; related to Sanskrit palvala pond
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