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uliginous

[ yoo-lij-uh-nuhs ]
/ yuˈlɪdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective Botany.

growing in swamps or muddy places.

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Also u·lig·i·nose [yoo-lij-uh-nohs]. /yuˈlɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/.

Origin of uliginous

1570–80; <Latin ūlīginōsus full of moisture, wet, equivalent to ūlīgin- (stem of ūlīgō) moisture + -ōsus-ous
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