sea stack


noun

a pillarlike mass of rock detached by wave action from a cliff-lined shore and surrounded by water.

Nearby words

  1. sea snake,
  2. sea spider,
  3. sea squab,
  4. sea squill,
  5. sea squirt,
  6. sea star,
  7. sea steps,
  8. sea stores,
  9. sea swallow,
  10. sea tangle

Origin of sea stack

First recorded in 1895–1900

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