Pronounced: KAP-rine (alt: KAP-rin), adj
Notes: You may know this word, but I didn’t
The word uliginous means “swampy; slimy; slippery”
Our word came into English in the late 1500s
Background / Comments
I don’t think I’ve every run across this word, but it does look (at a quick glance) as though it is related to “ugly”. Our word comes from the Latin word uligo (moisture).