a North American deciduous coniferous tree, Taxodium distichum, that grows in swamps and sends up aerial roots from its base Also called bald cypress
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. Informal. a person who inhabits, works in, or is exceptionally familiar with swamps. 2. a general assistant or laborer; menial. 3. a person who trims felled trees into logs at a logging camp or sawmill. 4. Citizens Band Radio Slang. a motorist or truck driver, especially one using a CB radio. noun 1. […]
noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. leptospirosis. 2. Also called infectious anemia of horses. an equine viral disease characterized by weakness and recurring fever, transmitted by contaminated food and water. 3. malaria. noun 1. Also called equine infectious anaemia. a viral disease of horses characterized by recurring fever, staggering gait, and general debility 2. (US) another […]
noun, plural swampfishes (especially collectively) swampfish. 1. a small fish, Chologaster cornuta, related to the cavefishes, inhabiting swamps and streams of the Atlantic coastal plain, having small but functional eyes and almost transparent skin.