peatland

[peet-land]

noun

an extensive tract of land where peat has formed.

Origin of peatland

First recorded in 1905–10; peat1 + -land
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British Dictionary definitions for peatland

peatland

noun

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