rute-mark

noun
ru·​te-mark | \ ˈrütəˌmärk \

Definition of rute-mark

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

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History and Etymology for rute-mark

Norwegian rutemark, from rute route + mark

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“Rute-mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rute-mark. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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