roche moutonnée

noun roche mou·ton·née \ˈrȯsh-ˌmü-tə-ˈnā, ˈrōsh-\

Definition of roche moutonnée


roches moutonnées

play \same or -ˈnāz\
  1. :  an elongate rounded ice-sculptured hillock of bedrock

Origin and Etymology of roche moutonnée

French, literally, fleecy rock

First Known Use: 1841

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