- dune buggy,
Origin of dune
Examples from the Web for dune
We lugged the beach stuff onto the beach, avoiding anything that resembled a dune.
She was not thinking of Dune country, rather of the simple life it represented to her just then.The Good Comrade|Una L. Silberrad
Hae na I dune enough for ye, Maister Arthur—giving half my beasties, and more than half my silver?A Modern Telemachus|Charlotte M. Yonge
"Cheerful place, this," Grant remarked, as he noted the desolate surroundings of dune and hillside.
Word Origin for dune
1790, from French, Middle Dutch or Middle Low German dune, all perhaps from Gaulish *dunom (thus related to down (n.2)). The French dune "sand hill" (13c.) is held by Diez to be an Old French borrowing from Dutch duin or some other Germanic source. Italian and Spanish duna are from French. Dune buggy attested by 1965.