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brack•ish: [adj.]

  1. A body of water having more salinity than freshwater, but not as much as seawater.

  2. A region across the Southern United States with unique ecosystems, distinct culture, and most importantly, cool birds.

  3. A blatant pun on black•ish, a popular sitcom about African-American culture

  4. A feeling of being in between, that of being there but not really being there, a sentiment shared by many Black and Indigenous science professionals.