nagelfluh

noun
na·​gel·​fluh | \ ˈnägəlˌflü \
plural -s

Definition of nagelfluh

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Nagelfluh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nagelfluh. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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