Ventifact meaning

vĕntə-făkt
A stone that has been shaped or polished by wind-driven sand.
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Any stone shaped by the abrasion of windblown sand.
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A rock or pebble that has been shaped, polished, or faceted by wind-driven sand.
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A pebble or little stone shaped and polished by wind-blown sand.
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Origin of ventifact

  • Latin ventus wind vent1 (arti)fact

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