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water meadow

noun
1.
a meadow kept fertile by flooding.
Origin of water meadow
1725-1735
1725-35
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  • There is a water meadow with which I am familiar, where large numbers resort annually for the purpose of procreation.

    Territory in Bird Life H. Eliot Howard
  • I had left them all three together in the water meadow, little thinking of what was in store for us before many hours.

    Lore of Proserpine Maurice Hewlett
British Dictionary definitions for water meadow

water meadow

noun
1.
a meadow that remains fertile by being periodically flooded by a stream
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