fjeld

[ fyeld; Norwegian fyel ]
/ fyɛld; Norwegian fyɛl /
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noun

a rocky, barren plateau of the Scandinavian peninsula.

Nearby words

  1. fizzle,
  2. fizzle out,
  3. fizzwater,
  4. fizzy,
  5. fj,
  6. fji,
  7. fjord,
  8. fk,
  9. fl,
  10. fl oz

Origin of fjeld

From Norwegian, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at fell5

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British Dictionary definitions for fjeld

fjeld

field

/ (fjɛld) /

noun

a high rocky plateau with little vegetation in Scandinavian countries

Word Origin for fjeld

C19: Norwegian; related to Old Norse fjall mountain; see fell 5

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Science definitions for fjeld

fjeld

[ fyĕld ]

A high, barren plateau. The most well-known fjeld is on the Scandinavian Peninsula.
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