An annual layer of sedimentary material deposited in lakes and fiords by glacial meltwaters, consisting of two distinct bands of sediment deposited in summer and winter.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Varve
Origin of Varve
Swedish varv layer from varva to bend from Old Norse hverfa
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Swedish varv (“layer").
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