moutonnée

or mou·ton·néed

[ moot-n-ey ]
/ ˌmut nˈeɪ /

adjective Geology.

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

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020