peatland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

peat +‎ land

Noun[edit]

peatland (plural peatlands)

  1. Land with peat soil, such as an active or former bog
    • 2009 January 8, “Letters: Laying the foundations for a greener future”, The Guardian:
      Scientists have shown that palm oil is linked to such large-scale rainforest and peatland destruction that it can be hundreds of times worse for the climate than burning fossil fuels.

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