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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish marisma.

NounEdit

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. marsh (area of low, wet land)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin maritĭma ((coast) of the sea), from mare (sea). Doublet of the borrowed marítima.

NounEdit

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. saltwater marsh, tideland marsh

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