Moulin meaning

mo͝o-lăɴ
A nearly vertical cavity in a glacier through which meltwater from the surface drops into tunnels that are within or beneath the ice.
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A nearly vertical hole in a glacier down which flows a stream of water melted from the surface.
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(geology) A cylindrical, vertical shaft that extends through a glacier and is carved by meltwater from the glacier's surface.
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Origin of moulin

  • French mill, moulin from Old French molin mill from Late Latin molīnum mill1

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

  • From French moulin, from Late Latin molinum (“mill").

    From Wiktionary