Origin of duneFrench from MDu: for Indo-European base see down
A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand.
Origin of duneFrench from Old French from Middle Dutch dūne ; see dheuə- in Indo-European roots.
- They climbed the dune and kneeled close to the top.
- Terrace deposits and dune sand.
- From the top of a dune they paused for a backward glance.
- Horse and rider plunged down the side of the dune toward them.
- Croie dune, chalk hill.