What is another word for sabkha?

21 synonyms found


[ sˈabkə], [ sˈabkə], [ s_ˈa_b_k_ə]

Sabkha is a word that refers to a type of coastal wetland or salt flat that is commonly found in dry regions around the world. Some synonyms for sabkha include salt pans, salt marshes, saline flats, and mudflats. Another term often used synonymously with sabkha is halophytic, which refers to plants that can tolerate the high levels of salt found in these environments. In addition to being important habitats for a variety of unique plant and animal species, sabkhas are also valued for their economic potential. Salt and other minerals can be extracted from sabkhas, and they are also important as sites for oil and gas exploration.

What are the hypernyms for Sabkha?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    salt marsh, coastal wetland, coastal saltflat.

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