Rounded by glacial action into a shape likened to a sheep's back. Used of a rock formation.
Rounded like the back of a sheep, as by glacial action.
Origin of moutonnee
- Short for French roche moutonnée roche rock moutonnée fleecy past participle of moutonner to make fleecy (from mouton sheep mouton)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition