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marshy, light,

Original French:  vligineux, legier,

Modern French:  uligineux, legier,


uligineux

Vligineux: wet, spashie, sobbie, full of water; full soaked, or growne soft, by a long abode in water.

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
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uligineux

Humide. Néologism, du latin uliginosus, même sens.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483 – ca. 1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre
Abel Lefranc, editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931
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uliginous

uliginous [L, full of moisture] Of a watery, slimy, or oozy nature; of places, soaked with water or moisture; water-logged, plashy, swampy.


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Posted 15 January 2013. Modified 10 October 2013.

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