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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Living or thriving in a marshy environment.

Usage examples (4)
  • However emergent palustrine wetlands within this ecoregion are the most threatened type along the Gulf Coast.
  • Wetland habitats include freshwater marsh, salt marsh, riverine, lacustrine, palustrine, open bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Most of the existing wetlands are freshwater, coniferous scrub/shrub wetlands, with small palustrine forested wetland complexes as well as Atlantic White Cedar wetland...
  • Kalimantan's waters are mainly palustrine and riverine. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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