One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural roches moutonnéesGeology
A small bare outcrop of rock shaped by glacial erosion, with one side smooth and gently sloping and the other steep, rough, and irregular.
- ‘This ice flow is also associated with striae and roches moutonnées in the valley north of Cadair Idris.’
Mid 19th century: French, literally ‘fleecy rock’.
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