marisma

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish marisma.

Noun[edit]

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. marsh (area of low, wet land)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maritĭma ((coast) of the sea), from mare (sea). Doublet of the borrowed marítima.

Noun[edit]

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. saltwater marsh, tideland marsh

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