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peat bog

noun
1.
a swamp in which peat has accumulated.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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Examples for peat bog
  • Dozens of plumes from forest and peat bog fires can be seen scattered everywhere.
  • Long legs and broad, flat hooves help them walk on snow and on soft ground such as a peat bog.
peat bog in Science
peat bog  
See under bog.
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