uliginous

[ yoo-lij-uh-nuh s ]
/ yuˈlɪdʒ ə nəs /

adjective Botany.

growing in swamps or muddy places.

Nearby words

  1. uleåborg,
  2. ulf,
  3. ulfila,
  4. ulfilas,
  5. ulhasnagar,
  6. ullage,
  7. ullage rocket,
  8. ullswater,
  9. ulluco,
  10. ulm

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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