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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Origin and Etymology of rute-mark

Norwegian rutemark, from rute route + mark


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