morass

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch moeras (marsh, swamp), from Middle Dutch marasch (marsh), from Old French mareis, from Proto-West Germanic *marisk. Doublet of marish and marsh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

morass (plural morasses)

  1. A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
  2. (figuratively) Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.

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