rute–mark

noun ru·te–mark \ˈrütəˌmärk\

Definition of rute–mark

  1. 1 :  a surface marking found in arctic regions, consisting of a row of loose stones enclosing a polygonal area, and usually occurring in groups

  2. 2 :  a mud or soil crack similar to a rute-mark in form

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Origin and Etymology of rute–mark

Norwegian rutemark, from rute route + mark


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