scree

noun \ ˈskrē \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of scree

: an accumulation of loose stones or rocky debris lying on a slope or at the base of a hill or cliff : talus

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Origin and Etymology of scree

Scots & northern English dialect, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skritha landslide, from skrītha to creep; akin to Old High German scrītan to go, Lithuanian skriesti to turn


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  • : an area of loose stones on the side of a mountain


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