adjective Botany.
growing in swamps or muddy places.
Also, uliginose [yoo-lij-uh-nohs] .

1570–80; < Latin ūlīginōsus full of moisture, wet, equivalent to ūlīgin- (stem of ūlīgō) moisture + -ōsus -ous

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