zastruga

[ zas-truh-guh, zah-struh-, za-stroo-, zah- ]
/ ˈzæs trə gə, ˈzɑ strə-, zæˈstru-, zɑ- /

noun, plural zas·tru·gi [zas-truh-gee, zah-struh-, za-stroo-, zah-] /ˈzæs trə gi, ˈzɑ strə-, zæˈstru-, zɑ-/.

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British Dictionary definitions for zastrugi

zastruga
/ (zəˈstruːɡə, zæ-) /

noun

a variant spelling of sastruga
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Scientific definitions for zastrugi (1 of 2)

zastrugi
[ ză-strōōgə, zästrə- ]

Another spelling of sastrugi.

Scientific definitions for zastrugi (2 of 2)

sastrugi
[ să-strōōgə, sästrə- ]

Long, wavelike ridges of snow, formed by the wind and found on the polar plains. Sastrugi are usually up to several meters high and are often parallel to the prevailing wind direction.
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