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bog British & World English

An area of wet muddy ground that is too soft to support a heavy body

bog English Thesaurus

a peat bog

be/get bogged down in bog British & World English

Be or become stuck in mud or wet ground

bog oak British & World English

An ancient oak tree which has been preserved in peat, with hard black wood

bog arum British & World English

A plant of the arum family, with heart-shaped leaves, a white spathe, and a green spadix. It grows in swamps and boggy ground in north temperate regions

bog iron British & World English

An impure porous form of limonite deposited in bogs

bog moss British & World English

Another term for peat moss111.

bog roll British & World English

A roll of toilet paper

blanket bog British & World English

An extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity

bog cotton British & World English

Another term for cotton grass.

bog garden British & World English

A piece of land laid out and irrigated to grow plants which prefer a damp habitat

bog myrtle British & World English

A deciduous shrub of boggy places, with short upright catkins and aromatic grey-green leaves with insecticidal properties

bog spavin British & World English

A soft swelling of the joint capsule of the hock of horses, which most commonly occurs in young, fast-growing horses

quaking bog British & World English

A bog formed over water or soft mud, which shakes underfoot

raised bog British & World English

A peat bog in which growth is most rapid at the centre, giving it a domed shape

bog asphodel British & World English

A yellow-flowered European marsh plant of the lily family

bog rosemary British & World English

A pink-flowered evergreen dwarf shrub, which grows in boggy soils in north temperate regions

bog-standard British & World English

Ordinary or basic

bog in in bog British & World English

Start a task enthusiastically

bogtrotter British & World English

An Irish person

bog iron ore in bog iron British & World English

An impure porous form of limonite deposited in bogs

bog someone/something down in bog English Thesaurus

many great ideas got bogged down in bureaucracy