Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Geology Rounded by glacial action into a shape likened to a sheep's back. Used of a rock formation.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Short for French roche moutonnée : roche, rock + moutonnée, fleecy, past participle of moutonner, to make fleecy (from mouton, sheep; see mouton).

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  • Mr.. Neang Cheng and her husband, Mr. Keom Ley Chhem, are farmers who own 1-hetare of land to cultivate rice to support their family.

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