recessional moraine


noun Geology.

a moraine marking a temporary halt in the general retreat of a glacier.

Nearby words

  1. receptual,
  2. recess,
  3. recessed,
  4. recession,
  5. recessional,
  6. recessionary,
  7. recessionista,
  8. recessionproof,
  9. recessive,
  10. recessive character


Origin of recessional moraine

First recorded in 1905–10

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