noun \ˈgāst, ˈgēst\

Definition of geest



  1. 1 :  alluvial matter not of recent origin on the surface of land

  2. 2 :  loose material (as earth or soil) formed by decay of rocks in a place — compare laterite, saprolite

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Origin and Etymology of geest

German, from Low German, high dry land near the sea, from Middle Low German gēst — more at gast

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a brief usually trivial fact

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