Moutonnee definition

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Rounded by glacial action into a shape likened to a sheep's back. Used of a rock formation.
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Rounded like the back of a sheep, as by glacial action.
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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