Hummock definition

hŭmək
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A ridge or hill of ice in an ice field.
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A low mound or ridge of earth; a knoll.
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A low, rounded hill; knoll; hillock.
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A tract of forested land that rises above an adjacent marsh in the southern United States.
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A ridge or rise in an ice field.
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A tract of fertile, heavily wooded land, higher than a surrounding marshy area.
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A small hill; a hillock; a knoll.
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A ridge or hill of ice in an ice field.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hummock - hommock

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hummock
Plural:
hummocks

Origin of hummock

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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    From Wiktionary