ventifact definition by Webster's New World
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any stone shaped by the abrasion of windblown sand
Origin: ; from Classical Latin ventus, a wind plush (art)ifact
ventifact definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A stone that has been shaped, polished, or faceted by wind-driven sand.
Origin: Latin ventus, wind; see vent1 + (arti)fact.
ventifact - Science Definition
A rock or pebble that has been shaped, polished, or faceted by wind-driven sand.