Marsh vs Morass - What's the difference?

marsh | morass |


As nouns the difference between marsh and morass

is that marsh is an area of low, wet land, often with tall grass while morass is a tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

marsh

English

Noun

(es)
  • An area of low, wet land, often with tall grass.
  • Coordinate terms

    * bog * moor * swamp

    Derived terms

    * marsh deer

    See also

    * marshmallow * slack

    References

    * Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese (in collaborazione con Oxford University Press) . Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003. . Online version here

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    morass

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
  • Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.