Definition of kame
: a short ridge, hill, or mound of stratified drift deposited by glacial meltwater
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Debris dragged along the landscape deposited in rounded hills, or kames, along with steep ridges known as eskers and moraines; and deep holes were scooped from the earth to form kettles.
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Origin and Etymology of kame
Scots, kame, comb, from Middle English (northern) camb comb, from Old English
First Known Use: 1795See Words from the same year
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