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marish

[mar-ish] /ˈmær ɪʃ/
noun
1.
a marsh.
adjective
2.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English mareis < Middle French; see marais
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marish

/ˈmærɪʃ/
adjective
1.
(obsolete) marshy; swampy
Word Origin
C14: from Old French maraismarsh
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Word Origin and History for marish
n.

"a marsh," early 14c., mares, from Old French marois "marshland, bog" (12c., Modern French marais), from Frankish *marisk or some other Germanic source akin to marsh.

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