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verglas

[ ver-glah ]
/ vɛrˈglɑ /
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noun, plural ver·glases [ver-glah, -glahz]. /vɛrˈglɑ, -ˈglɑz/.

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Origin of verglas

1800–10; <French; Old French verre-glaz literally, glass-ice, equivalent to verre glass (<Latin vitrum) + glaz ice (<Late Latin glacia;see glacial)
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British Dictionary definitions for verglas

verglas
/ (ˈvɛəɡlɑː) /

noun plural -glases (-ɡlɑː, -ɡlɑːz)

a thin film of ice on rock
from Old French verre-glaz glass-ice, from verre glass (from Latin vitrum) + glaz ice (from Late Latin glacia, from Latin glaciēs)
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