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roche moutonnée

play
noun roche mou·ton·née \ˈrȯsh-ˌmü-tə-ˈnā, ˈrōsh-\

Definition of roche moutonnée

plural

roches moutonnées

play \same or -ˈnāz\
  1. :  an elongate rounded ice-sculptured hillock of bedrock



Origin and Etymology of roche moutonnée

French, literally, fleecy rock


First Known Use: 1843


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