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roches moutonnées

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  • n. Plural form of roche moutonnée.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Scattered knobs of rock rounded and smoothed by glacial action: fancifully so called from their resemblance, as seen rising here and there or in groups above a surface, to a flock of sheep lying down: sometimes Englished as “sheep-backs.”

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