molasse

/ (məˈlæs) /

noun

a soft sediment produced by the erosion of mountain ranges after the final phase of mountain building

Nearby words

  1. molar absorption coefficient,
  2. molar heat capacity,
  3. molar volume,
  4. molarity,
  5. molars,
  6. molasses,
  7. mold,
  8. mold loft,
  9. mold wash,
  10. moldable

Word Origin for molasse

C18: from French, perhaps alteration of mollasse, from Latin mollis soft

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