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floeberg

[ floh-burg ]
/ ˈfloʊ bɜrg /
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noun

a mass of ice floes resembling an iceberg.

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Origin of floeberg

1875–80; floe + berg; modeled on iceberg

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Example sentences from the Web for floeberg

  • We are sheltered north of a huge paleocrystic floeberg; and the dogs are at rest, with their noses in their tails.

  • We pitched camp on a floeberg of unusual height; about us were many big hummocks, and to the lee of these banks of hardened snow.

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