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From Middle English mersh, mershe, from Old English mersċ, merisċ, from Proto-Germanic *mariskaz, derived from *mari, equivalent to mere (sea, body of water) +‎ -ish. Cognate with West Frisian mersk, Dutch meers (grassland, meadow), German Marsch. More at mere.

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marsh (plural marshes)

  1. An area of low, wet land, often with tall grass.

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  • Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese (in collaborazione con Oxford University Press). Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003. ISBN 8839551107. Online version here

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