noun[mass noun] (also peatlands)
Land consisting largely of peat or peat bogs.
- Peat-free products are those which are not sourced from the natural peat bogs and peatlands.
- Preliminary calculations suggest peatland could become carbon generators if global temperatures continue to rise, drying out the peatlands.
- Where and how water is situated within wetlands, especially peatlands, is controlled by physical characteristics of the peat.
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