Floe meaning

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A mass or sheet of floating ice.
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A low, flat mass of floating ice.
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An ice floe.
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A segment that has separated from such an ice mass.
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Origin of floe

  • Probably from Norwegian flo layer from Old Norse flō plāk-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Probably from Norwegian flo (“layer, slab”).
    From Wiktionary