- a low, rounded hill; knoll; hillock
- a ridge or rise in an ice field
- ⌂ a tract of fertile, heavily wooded land, higher than a surrounding marshy area
Origin of hummockorigin, originally naut. ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- A low mound or ridge of earth; a knoll.
- also ham·mock A tract of forested land that rises above an adjacent marsh in the southern United States.
- A ridge or hill of ice in an ice field.
Origin of hummockOrigin unknown.