Origin of dune
Examples from the Web for dune
Contemporary Examples of dune
We lugged the beach stuff onto the beach, avoiding anything that resembled a dune.Why I Hate The Beach
P. J. O’Rourke
July 27, 2014
Historical Examples of dune
Renmark threw himself down on the soft sand at the foot of a dune.In the Midst of Alarms
What hae ye ever dune to gie a body ony richt to believe in ye?Heather and Snow
Then, above the edge of the dune, showed Seth's head and arm.
Neither Seth nor the housekeeper came out from behind that dune.
It's time I went on and got the dune tonic for my foolish nerves.Janet of the Dunes
Harriet T. Comstock
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.