Words nearby moraine
Origin of moraine
OTHER WORDS FROM morainemo·rain·al, mo·rain·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for moraine
Steck crumpled to the moraine, and it looked as though he'd be bludgeoned to death.
We now put on the rope again, and so crossed the easy glacier which led down to the moraine on which I had been two months before.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
There was a rather dislocated ridge on the shore, which formed a sort of moraine to the slip.A Book of the West. Volume I Devon|S. Baring-Gould
The name "moraine" has been given to the earth rubbish a glacier collects and finally dumps.Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
British Dictionary definitions for moraine
Derived forms of morainemorainal or morainic, adjective
Word Origin for moraine
Scientific definitions for moraine
Cultural definitions for moraine
A pile of debris, often extending for miles, deposited by a glacier. It is composed of rock fragments transported by the ice, which are left behind when the ice melts.