wind rose


: a diagram showing for a given place the relative frequency or frequency and strength of winds from different directions

Word History


German Windrose compass card

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wind rose was in 1846

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“Wind rose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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