nagelfluh

noun na·gel·fluh \ˈnägəlˌflü\

Definition of nagelfluh

plural

-s

  1. :  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 — more at nail, please


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