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moraine

moraine

noun mo·raine \mə-ˈrān\

Definition of MORAINE

:  an accumulation of earth and stones carried and finally deposited by a glacier
mo·rain·al \-ˈrā-nəl\ adjective
mo·rain·ic \-ˈrā-nik\ adjective

Origin of MORAINE

French, from French dialect (Savoy) morêna
First Known Use: 1789

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