marécage

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Etymology[edit]

From Norman or Picard maresc, from Frankish *marisk (marsh, swamp), from Proto-Germanic *mariskaz (marsh, swamp), from Proto-Germanic *mari (lake, sea, moor), from Proto-Indo-European *mari-, *mori- (sea) + -age. Akin to Middle Dutch mersch, maersch (marsh), Middle Low German mersch, marsch (marshland), Old English merisc (marsh). More at marais, mare.

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marécage m (plural marécages)

  1. marshland, swamp

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