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marsh

an area of wet or periodically wet land where the soils are not peaty.

marsh

pertaining to or emanating from swamplands, marshes and bogs. Archetypal denizens are leeches, mangroves, baying hounds and bunyips.

marsh arrowgrass
triglochinmaritima.
marsh buck
marsh hawk
medium-sized, 20 inches long, gray to brown raptor bird with a distinctive white rump during flight. Called also hen harrier, Circus cyaneus.
marsh horsetail
equisetumpalustre.
marsh marigold
marsh ragwort
senecioaquaticus.
References in classic literature ?
The air too smelt more freshly than down beside the marsh.
Except for the youngest marsh, at present very immature, each marsh built up through differential sedimentation from a mudflat until the outer zone reached a critical steepness; at that point wave-attack caused erosion that led to the rapid landward retreat of a bold, laterally extensive, marsh-edge cliff.
Filling Drzik's position at Oliver Wyman will be SCOTT MCDONALD, who will serve as CEO of the group and report to DAN GLASER, president and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Cos.
Peter Zaffino, President and CEO of Marsh LLC, said: Panama is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and I am excited that Marsh s first office in Central America will be located in one of its most dynamic business environments.
Gerard Elias QC, for Marsh asked her , 'Did he say that she wanted him to leave his wife?
There's good news for both buyers and sellers of property terrorism insurance, says risk and insurance services giant Marsh Inc.
An average of 34 square miles of South Louisiana land, mostly marsh, has disappeared each year for the past five decades, according to the U.
Wilden Marsh and Meadows lies four kilometres south of Kidderminster and one north of Stourport-on-Severn.
My job is to go out there and make plays,'' Marsh said.
In a scientist's photomosaic taken in 1972, wetlands along the Five Mile River included a small island surrounded by thin ribbons of water and covered in grasses that typify a healthy New England salt marsh.
Salts leaching from sediments beneath the Suq Al-Shuyukh marsh make the water slightly brackish.
The water-dwelling organisms are very much a part of the salt marsh even though they may not come in direct contact with its grassy parts.