[ moot-n-ey ]

  1. noting or pertaining to a rock formation having a rounded outline like the back of a sheep, resulting from glacial action.

Origin of moutonnée

First recorded in 1840–45; from French (roche) moutonnée “fleecy (rock),” past participle of moutonner “to have fleecy clouds”; see mouton, mutton1
  • Also called mou·ton·néed [moot-n-eyd] /ˌmut nˈeɪd/ .

Words Nearby moutonnée Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023