roche moutonnée


roche mou·ton·née

noun \ˈrsh-ˌmü-tə-ˈnā, ˈrōsh-\
plural roches mou·ton·nées \same or -ˈnāz\

Definition of ROCHE MOUTONNÉE

:  an elongate rounded ice-sculptured hillock of bedrock

Origin of ROCHE MOUTONNÉE

French, literally, fleecy rock
First Known Use: 1843

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