peatland

[ peet-land ]
/ ˈpitˌlænd /

noun

an extensive tract of land where peat has formed.

Nearby words

  1. peat,
  2. peat bog,
  3. peat moss,
  4. peat pot,
  5. peat reek,
  6. peaty,
  7. peau d'orange,
  8. peau de soie,
  9. peavey,
  10. peavy

Origin of peatland

First recorded in 1905–10; peat1 + -land

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British Dictionary definitions for peatland

peatland

/ (ˈpiːtˌlænd) /

noun

an area of land consisting of peat bogs, usually containing many species of flora and fauna
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