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fen

 (fĕn)
n.
An area of low wet land having peaty soil and typically being less acidic than a bog.

[Middle English, from Old English fenn.]

fen

(fɛn)
n
(Physical Geography) low-lying flat land that is marshy or artificially drained
[Old English fenn; related to Old High German fenna, Old Norse fen, Gothic fani clay, Sanskrit panka mud]

fen

(fɛn)
n, pl fen
(Currencies) a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, worth one hundredth of a yuan
[from Mandarin Chinese]

fen1

(fɛn)

n.
1. low land covered wholly or partially with water; bog.
2. the Fens, a marshy region W and S of the Wash, in E England.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; c. Old Saxon fen(n)i, Old High German fenna, Old Norse fen fen, Gothic fani mud]

fen2

(fɛn)

n., pl. fen.
a monetary unit of China, equal to 1/100 of the yuan.
[1905–10; < Chinese fēn]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fen - 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
Chinese monetary unit - the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
jiao - 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China
2.fen - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetationfen - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
salt marsh - low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater
wetland - a low area where the land is saturated with water

fen

noun marsh, moss (Scot.), swamp, bog, slough, quagmire, holm (dialect), morass peat is growing in the fen

fen

noun
A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water:
Translations
مُسْتَنْقَعات تحت مُسْتوى سَطْح الأرْض
bažinamočál
marsk
MoorFlachmoor
fen, mÿri
dumbrājspurvs

fen

[fen] N (Brit) (often pl) → zona f pantanosa, pantano m
the Fens (Brit) las tierras bajas de Norfolk

fen

nMoor- or Sumpfland nt; the Fens die Niederungen in East Anglia

fen

[fɛn] n (often pl) (Brit) → zona paludosa
see also Fens

fen

(fen) noun
an area of low marshy land often covered with water.