Kame meaning

kām
A short ridge or mound of sand and gravel deposited during the melting of glacial ice.
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A hill or short, steep ridge of stratified sand or gravel deposited at the edge of a melting glacier.
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A small hill or ridge consisting of layers of sand and gravel deposited by a meltwater stream at the margin of a melting glacier.
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(geology) A round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.
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Origin of kame

  • Dialectal a low ridge from Middle English camb, comb comb from Old English gembh- in Indo-European roots

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