nagelfluh

noun na·gel·fluh \ ˈnägəlˌflü \

Definition of nagelfluh

plural -s
:a massive variegated conglomerate forming a prominent member of the Miocene series in the Alps

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Origin and Etymology of nagelfluh

German, from nagel nail (from Old High German nagal) + German dialect (Switzerland) fluh cliff, mass of rock, from Old High German fluoh cliff


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