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kluuviflada

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EtymologyEdit

From Swedish glo + flada

NounEdit

kluuviflada

  1. (geography) gloe, slough: bayou (Louisiana) (a shallow body of brackish water or a saltmarsh that has formerly been a bay of a larger body of water, usually sea, but which has been separated from it due to postglacial upthrust, growth of vegetation at the inlet or some other reason. Typically a kluuviflada has no catchment basin of any significance, and it gets new water only through direct precipitation or from the sea when the sea water level is high.)

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Usage notesEdit

The word "gloe" may be a protologism derived from the Swedish term glo.

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