turlough

/ (ˈtɜːlɒx) /

noun

a seasonal lake or pond: a low-lying area on limestone, esp in Ireland, that becomes flooded in wet weather by the upsurge of underlying ground water

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Word Origin for turlough

C17: from Irish tur dry + lough
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