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uliginous

[yoo-lij-uh-nuh s] /yuˈlɪdʒ ə nəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
growing in swamps or muddy places.
Also, uliginose
[yoo-lij-uh-nohs] /yuˈlɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin ūlīginōsus full of moisture, wet, equivalent to ūlīgin- (stem of ūlīgō) moisture + -ōsus -ous
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