pocosin

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From an unknown Algonquian word, perhaps related to Abenaki pôgwaso (very shallow).

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pocosin (plural pocosins)

  1. (US) A low, wooded swamp in (especially coastal) Eastern Maryland or Virginia; a palustrine wetland with deep, acidic peat soils.

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