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Definition of the noun peat bog

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noun

  1. wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • synonym of peat bog: bog
    • more generic word: wetland = a low area where the land is saturated with water
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Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

savane oligotrophic oligotrophe ombrogenous ombrogène ombrotrophic ombrotrophe organic soil sol organique organic soil materials matériaux de sol organique palsa palse paludiÞcation paludiÞcation peat tourbe peat bog tourbière ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2017)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

bog (peat bog) A poorly drained area of shrubby *peat dominated by specialized acid‐tolerant vegetation including shrubs, sedges, and peat moss.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

peat bog Geology, a bog in which peat has formed from the characteristic vegetation under conditions of acidity. Also, peat bed, peat ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Dictionary (1854)

A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently Introduced Into Agriculture and Horticulture from Various Sciences, and Also a Compendium of Practical Farming, the Latter Chiefly from the Works of the Rev. W. L. Rham, Loudon, Low and Youatt, and the Most Eminent American Authors by Daniel Pereira Gardner

A peat bog contains peat chiefly. When bogs become consolidated or compressed, they are called peat mosses. See Peat. BOG EARTH. This earth osten contains twenty or thirty per cent. of vegetable matter, and when well broken with lime, ...

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