Meaning of ombrogenous in English:


Pronunciation /ɒmˈbrɒdʒɪnəs/


  • (of a bog or peat) dependent on rain for its formation.

    ‘In Indonesia the ombrogenous peatlands are mostly formed on the inward edge of the mangroves.’
    • ‘The border around the raised portion of the ombrogenous bog may be minerotrophic.’
    • ‘Ph ranged from 3.8 to 4.4 and varied little between sites, as would be expected for ombrogenous systems.’