Definition of paludal in English:

paludal

Syllabification: pa·lu·dal
Pronunciation: /pəˈlo͞odl, ˈpalyədl
 
/

adjective

Ecology
(Of a plant, animal, or soil) living or occurring in a marshy habitat.
More example sentences
  • Paludal tufas develop predominantly in waterlogged valley bottom situations, where line-sourced waters emerge from valley side and bottom aquifers.
  • A paludal atmosphere has the effect of shortening the duration of life.

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin palus, palud- 'marsh' + -al.

More definitions of paludal

Definition of paludal in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkroudˌsôrs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…