peat bog

Definitions of peat bog
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: bog
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    types:
    mire, morass, quag, quagmire, slack
    a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
    slough
    a hollow filled with mud
    type of:
    wetland
    a low area where the land is saturated with water
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