ice-scoured

[ ahys-skouuhrd, -skou-erd ]

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

Origin of ice-scoured

1
First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby ice-scoured

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How to use ice-scoured in a sentence

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

    Smoke Bellew | Jack London