Origin of flinders
Definition for flinders (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for flinders
An incident not without heroic pathos is recorded by Flinders.
The resemblance of this last to Porto Rico imprinted it on Mr. Flinders's recollection.
Many loose statements have been written about the use which the French made of Flinders' charts while he was held in captivity.Terre Napoleon|Ernest Scott
It is pleasant to turn from so grimy a subject to the work for which Flinders' tastes and talents peculiarly fitted him.
It was with that downright resolve that Flinders set out, and in that spirit did he pursue his task to its end.
British Dictionary definitions for flinders
Word Origin for flinders
Word Origin and History for flinders
mid-15c., Scottish flendris, probably related to Norwegian flindra "chip, splinter," or Dutch flenter "fragment;" ultimately from the same PIE root that produced flint.