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marsh treader

Syllabification: marsh tread·er
Pronunciation: /märSH ˈtredər
 
/

Definition of marsh treader in English:

noun

North American
Another term for water measurer.
Example sentences
  • The elongate head of the marsh treader also differs from the relatively short head of the water scorpion.
  • Maybe spider or marsh treader are better experts in practical relativity effects, because they're able to estimate the location and speed of objects just using a transversal mechanical waves.
  • Marsh treaders are also referred to as water measurers. They are semi-aquatic, because they skate over the surface of slow-moving water.

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