moulin

[ moo-lan ]
/ muˈlɛ̃ /
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noun

a nearly vertical shaft or cavity worn in a glacier by surface water falling through a crack in the ice.

Origin of moulin

1855–60; < French < Late Latin molīnum mill1
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British Dictionary definitions for moulin (1 of 2)

moulin

/ (ˈmuːlɪn) /

noun

a vertical shaft in a glacier, maintained by a constant descending stream of water and debris

Word Origin for moulin

C19: from French: a mill

British Dictionary definitions for moulin (2 of 2)

Moulin

/ (French mulɛ̃) /

noun

Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1899–1943, French lawyer and Resistance hero; Chairman of the National Council of the Resistance (1943): tortured to death by the Nazis
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