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paludal

[ puh-lood-l, pal-yuh-dl ]
/ pəˈlud l, ˈpæl yə dl /
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adjective
of or relating to marshes.
produced by marshes, as miasma or disease.
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Origin of paludal

First recorded in 1810–20; from Latin palūd- (stem of palūs ) “swamp, marsh” + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM paludal

post·pa·lu·dal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paludal

paludal
/ (pəˈljuːdəl, ˈpæljʊdəl) /

adjective rare
of, relating to, or produced by marshes
malarial

Word Origin for paludal

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