Uliginous
Uliginose U*lig"i*nose`, Uliginous U*lig"i*nous, a. [L. uliginosus, fr. uligo, -inis, moisture, fr. uvere to be moist.] Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places. [R.] --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

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  • uliginous — adj. [L. uliginosus, swampy] Of or pertaining to mud; swampy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • uliginous — /yooh lij euh neuhs/, adj. Bot. growing in swamps or muddy places. Also, uliginose /yooh lij euh nohs /. [1570 80; < L uliginosus full of moisture, wet, equiv. to uligin (s. of uligo) moisture + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • uliginous — adjective /juːˈlɪdʒɪnəs/ a) Slimy. b) Marshy, swampy, water logged …   Wiktionary

  • uliginous — ulig·i·nous (u lijґĭ nəs) [L. uliginosus moist] muddy or slimy …   Medical dictionary

  • uliginous — ulig·i·nous …   English syllables

  • uliginous — Full of moisture, or swampy and slimy …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • uliginous —   a. marshy; muddy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • uliginous — yüˈlijənəs adjective Etymology: Latin uliginosus, from uligin , uligo moisture, marshiness, from udus, uvidus damp, moist more at humor : growing in wet or swampy ground …   Useful english dictionary

  • Uliginose — U*lig i*nose , Uliginous U*lig i*nous, a. [L. uliginosus, fr. uligo, inis, moisture, fr. uvere to be moist.] Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places. [R.] Woodward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uliginose — См. uliginous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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