rounded like the back of a sheep, as by glacial action: said of rock
Origin of moutonnéeFr, feminine past participle of moutonner, make sheeplike from mouton: see mouton
Rounded by glacial action into a shape likened to a sheep's back. Used of a rock formation.
Origin of moutonneeShort for French roche moutonnée roche rock moutonnée fleecy past participle of moutonner to make fleecy ( from mouton sheep ; see mouton . )