a kind of bog or marsh containing thick layers of decaying vegetable matter, mosses, etc., found esp. in Canada and Alaska and often overgrown with moss
Origin of muskegCree maskeek, swamp
A peat bog formed by an accumulation of sphagnum moss, leaves, and decayed matter, often with scattered small trees, and found especially in northern North America.
Origin of muskegCree maskek.
From Cree maskek (ᒪᐢᑫᐠ).