Wacke definition

(geology) A soft, earthy, dark-coloured rock or clay derived from the alteration of basalt.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of wacke - wacky

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wacke
Plural:
wackes

Origin of wacke

  • Middle High German wacke "boulder," from Old High German waggo or wacko, yielding German Wacke, probably cognate with Old High German wegan "to move"

    From Wiktionary