Palustral Pa*lus"tral, a. [L. paluster, -ustris.] Of or pertaining to a bog or marsh; boggy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • palustral — adjective /pəˈlʌstɹəl/ Pertaining to or living in marshes; marshy. Telebasis salva is found in shallow waters containing palustral vegetation …   Wiktionary

  • palustral — pa·lus·tral …   English syllables

  • palustral — pəˈləstrəl adjective Etymology: Latin palustris (from palud , palus marsh) + English al more at paludal : paludous …   Useful english dictionary

  • palustrian — palustral / usˈtrəl/, palusˈtrian or palusˈtrine / trīn/ adjective 1. Of marshes 2. Inhabiting marshes • • • Main Entry: ↑paludal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • paludal — adjective /pəˈluːdəl/ pertaining to marshes, marshy, palustral, especially designating a plants habitat , 1936: Omega Froid running out through the Gulf Stream into the paludal bed of the Sargasso Sea, running through the marsupials and the… …   Wiktionary

  • palustrine — pəˈləstrə̇n adjective Etymology: Latin palustris + English ine : living or thriving in a marshy environment palustrine plants : being or made up of marsh a palustrine habitat * * * palustral / usˈtrəl/, palusˈtrian or …   Useful english dictionary

  • pa|lus|tral — «puh LUHS truhl», adjective. of or having to do with marshes; found in or inhabiting marshes; paludal: »In these palustral homes we only croak and wither (Manchester Guardian). ╂[< Latin paluster, tris (< pālus marsh) + English al1] …   Useful english dictionary

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