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Meaning of MORASS

Pronunciation:  mu'ras

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

MORASS is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: mire, quagmire
 See Also: bog, peat bog



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mo*rass"\, n. [OE. marras, mareis (perh. through D.
moeras), fr. F. marais, prob. from L. mare sea, in LL., any
body of water; but perh. influenced by some German word. See
{Mere} a lake, and cf. {Marsh}.]
A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.

{Morass ore}. (Min.) See {Bog ore}, under {Bog}.

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