Brackish meaning

brăkĭsh
Somewhat salty, as the water of some marshes near the sea.
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Containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water. Brackish water is somewhat salty.
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(of water) Salty or slightly salty, as a mixture of fresh and sea water, such as that found in estuaries.
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Having an unpleasant taste; nauseating.
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Distasteful; unpleasant; not appealing to the taste.
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Distasteful; unpalatable.

A thin, brackish gruel.

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Origin of brackish

  • From Dutch brak

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the now obsolete brack +‎ -ish, from Middle Dutch brac.

    From Wiktionary