Paludal - definition of paludal by The Free Dictionary
Also found in: Medical
Related to paludal: lacustrine
pa·lu·dal (pə-lo͞od′l, păl′yə-dəl)
Of or relating to a swamp; marshy.
paludal (pəˈljuːdəl; ˈpæljʊdəl) or
1. (Environmental Science) of, relating to, or produced by marshes
2. (Medicine) malarial
[C19: from Latin palus marsh; related to Sanskrit palvala pond]
pa•lu•dal (pəˈlud l, ˈpæl yə dl)
1. of or like a marsh; marshy.
2. produced by marshes, as miasma or disease.
[1810–20; < Latin palūd-,
s. of palūs
swamp, marsh + -al1
References in periodicals archive
environments of the Mary Lee coal zone, Pottsville Formation, Alabama: stacked clastic swamps and peat mires.
More than 20% of the Knyszynska Forest area is occupied by paludal
habitats, therein mires (Okruszko 1995).
The shallow to semi-deep lake facies lies between the surface and minimum water level in low water season, and formed deposits in a reducing environment with abundant aquatic life, wherein coal seams are not developed, which distinguishes it from the paludal