Frazil definition

(North America) A collection of stray ice crystals that form in fast-moving water.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frazil
Plural:
frazils

Origin of frazil

  • From Canadian French frasil, frazil, fraisil, from French fraisil (“coal cinders”), from Old French faisil.

    From Wiktionary