verglas

noun
ver·​glas | \ (ˈ)ver¦glä \
plural verglases\ -​ä(z) \

Definition of verglas

: a thin film of ice on rock

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History and Etymology for verglas

French, from Middle French from Old French verre-glaz literally, glass-ice, from verre glass (from Latin vitrum glass, woad) + glaz, glace ice, from Late Latin glacia

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“Verglas.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/verglas. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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