paludal


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pal·u·dal

(pal'ū-dăl),
Obsolete term for malarial.
[L. palus, marsh]

paludal

adjective
(1) Referring to bogs, marshes and swamps.
(2) Referring to malaria (obsolete); i.e., malarial.
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1) between images of mainland Florida's ersatz world of cheesy Indian casinos, pastel, ocean-themed nursing homes, mall-culture nomadism, and the all-too harrowing story of Ava's descent into the heart of paludal darkness.
He made several observations, including i) the occurrence of surface "boulder clay" across the plains, apparently in "streams" rather than sheets; ii) two boulder clays on the plains (already reported by Dawson and McConnell (O-1885), separated by "interglacial" sediments; iii) potential sources of clay (as sources of clays, lake basins occupied notable space in his writing, later to be incorporated into a retreat history of the Laurentide ice-margin); and iv) significant localized areas of black paludal sediments, allied to what was generally referred to as the "black loam", or predominant surface soil.
18 In what sort of habitat does a paludal plant or animal live?