: a surface marking found in arctic regions, consisting of a row of loose stones enclosing a polygonal area, and usually occurring in groups
: a mud or soil crack similar to a rute-mark in form

Word History


Norwegian rutemark, from rute route + mark

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“Rute-mark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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