dune

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See also: d'une and Düne

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Dunes in Namibia

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From Old French dune, from Middle Dutch dūne (Dutch duin), possibly from Gaulish *dunon (hill). Compare English down.

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dune (plural dunes)

  1. (geomorphology) A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dune, from Middle Dutch dūne (Dutch duin), possibly from Gaulish *dunon (hill).

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dune f (plural dunes)

  1. dune

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dune f pl

  1. plural form of duna

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