geest

noun \ˈgāst, ˈgēst\

Definition of geest

plural

-s

  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


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