[yahn] /yɑn/ (Show IPA), 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
noun 1. a tract of wet, spongy land, often having a growth of certain types of trees and other vegetation, but unfit for cultivation. verb (used with object) 2. to flood or drench with water or the like. 3. Nautical. to sink or fill (a boat) with water. 4. to plunge or cause to sink […]
noun 1. a spreading shrub, Lyonia ligustrina, of the eastern U.S., having leafless, white flowers in terminal clusters.
noun 1. an azalea, Rhododendron viscosum, of the eastern U.S., having fragrant, white to pink or sometimes red flowers.
noun 1. an amphibious vehicle for use in and around swamps, typically having an automobile engine, four-wheel drive, large wheels with deep treads, and a raised chassis. noun 1. (esp in the US and Canada) a light aerofoil conveyance for use in regions with swamps, lakes, etc