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Meaning of MORASS

Pronunciation:  mu'ras

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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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