marais

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From Middle French marais, from Old French mareis ("marsh"; compare Medieval Latin maresc, maresch), from Frankish *marisk ‎(marsh, swamp), from Proto-Germanic *mariskaz ‎(marsh, swamp), from Proto-Germanic *mari ‎(lake, sea, moor), from Proto-Indo-European *mari-, *mori- ‎(sea). Akin to Middle Dutch mersch, maersch ‎(marsh), Middle Low German mersch, marsch ‎(marshland), Old English merisc ‎(marsh). See also marécage, mare, marsh.

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marais m ‎(plural marais)

  1. swamp, marsh
  2. (archaic) land suitable for growing primeur or vegetable

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marais

  1. plural of rais
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