paludal

[puh-lood-l, pal-yuh-dl]
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Origin of paludal

1810–20; < Latin palūd- (stem of palūs) swamp, marsh + -al1
Related formspost·pa·lu·dal, adjective
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Related Words for paludal

soggy, miry, mucky, quaggy, boggy, fenny, paludal

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British Dictionary definitions for paludal

paludal

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

Word Origin for paludal

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