[ ahys-skouuh rd, -skou-erd ]
/ ˈaɪsˌskaʊərd, -ˌskaʊ ərd /

adjective Physical Geography.

noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation.

Origin of ice-scoured

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for ice-scoured

  • In its bed, among muddy pools of water and ice-scoured rocks, he wandered, picking up fat nugget-gold.

    Smoke Bellew|Jack London