paludal

[ puh-lood-l, pal-yuh-dl ]
/ pəˈlud l, ˈpæl yə dl /

adjective

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

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. palsy,
  2. palsy-walsy,
  3. palter,
  4. paltrow,
  5. paltry,
  6. paludamentum,
  7. paludism,
  8. paludrine,
  9. palustrine,
  10. paly

Origin of paludal

1810–20; < Latin palūd- (stem of palūs) swamp, marsh + -al1

Related formspost·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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