salt marsh

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  • saltmarsh (about twice as common as salt marsh in British English)

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salt marsh (plural salt marshes)

  1. A marsh of saline water, found in the intertidal zone between land and sea, characterized by halophytic plants such as grasses and sedges adapted to periodic flooding with salt water.

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