Definition of peatland in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpētˌland/


(also peatlands)
Land consisting largely of peat or peat bogs.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: peat·land

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