A salt marsh in Scotland.
salt marsh definition by Webster's New World
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grassland that is periodically flooded by salt water
salt marsh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Low coastal grassland frequently overflowed by the tide.
salt marsh - Science Definition
A marsh in which the water is saline, especially a coastal wetland that has halophyte vegetation and is regularly flooded at high tide. Coastal salt marshes help to preserve the shoreline by accommodating storm tides.