Scree Definition

skrē
noun
Webster's New World
Loose rock debris covering a slope.
American Heritage
A slope of loose rock debris at the base of a steep incline or cliff.
American Heritage
A harsh high-pitched sound as of a hawk.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
verb

To flatten or level concrete, while still wet, and clear protruding stones and gravel from the surface.

Wiktionary
To traverse scree.
Wiktionary
To make a high-pitched sound like that of a hawk.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Scree

Noun

Singular:
scree
Plural:
screes

Origin of Scree

  • Probably ultimately from Old Norse skridha landslide from skrīdha to slide

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

  • From Old Norse skriða (“landslip"). Also see screed.

    From Wiktionary

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