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marsh harrier


1    a European harrier, Circus aeruginosus, that frequents marshy regions  
2       a U.S. and Canadian name for       hen harrier  
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hen harrier  
      n   a common harrier, Circus cyaneus, that flies over fields and marshes and nests in marshes and open land,   (U.S. and Canadian names)    marsh hawk, marsh harrier         

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      n   low poorly drained land that is sometimes flooded and often lies at the edge of lakes, streams, etc.  
   Related adj       paludal  
    swamp       1  
     (Old English merisc; related to German Marsch, Dutch marsk; related to mere2)  
  marshlike      adj  

1    Dame (Edith) Ngaio ('naɪəʊ). 1899--1981, New Zealand crime writer, living in Britain (from 1928). Her many detective novels include Final Curtain (1947) and Last Ditch (1977)  
2    Rodney (William). born 1947, Australian cricketer. He finished his career with a world record of 355 Test match dismissals  
marsh andromeda  
      n   a low-growing pink-flowered ericaceous evergreen shrub, Andromeda polifolia, that grows in peaty bogs of northern regions,   (Also called)    moorwort  
marsh elder  
      n   any of several North American shrubs of the genus Iva, growing in salt marshes: family Compositae (composites)  
   Compare       elder   2  
marsh fern  
      n   a fern of marshy woodlands, Thelypteris palustris, having pale green pinnate leaves and an underground rootstock  
marsh fever  
      n      another name for       malaria  
marsh gas  
      n   a hydrocarbon gas largely composed of methane formed when organic material decays in the absence of air  
marsh harrier  
1    a European harrier, Circus aeruginosus, that frequents marshy regions  
2       a U.S. and Canadian name for       hen harrier  
marsh hawk  
      n      the usual U.S. and Canadian name for the       hen harrier  
marsh hen  
      n   any bird that frequents marshes and swamps, esp. a rail, coot, or gallinule  
marsh mallow  
1    a malvaceous plant, Althaea officinalis, that grows in salt marshes and has pale pink flowers. The roots yield a mucilage formerly used to make marshmallows  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)      another name for       rose mallow       1  
marsh marigold  
      n   a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places. Also called: kingcup, May blobs, and (U.S.) cowslip  
marsh orchid  
      n   any of various orchids of the genus Dactylorchis, growing in damp places and having mostly purplish flowers  
marsh tit  
      n   a small European songbird, Parus palustris, with a black head and greyish-brown body: family Paridae (tits)  
Romney Marsh  
1    a marshy area of SE England, on the Kent coast between New Romney and Rye: includes Dungeness  
2    a type of hardy British sheep from this area, with long wool, bred for mutton  
salt marsh  
      n   an area of marshy ground that is intermittently inundated with salt water or that retains pools or rivulets of salt or brackish water, together with its characteristic halophytic vegetation  

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bog, fen, morass, moss     (Scot. & Northern English dialect)   quagmire, slough, swamp  

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A paved footpath on water, marsh etc.
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