loess

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Löss.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈloʊ.əs/, /ˈlʌs/, /ˈlɛs/, /ˈlɜːs/

Noun[edit]

loess (plural loesses)

  1. (geology) Any sediment, dominated by silt, of eolian (wind-blown) origin.

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Noun[edit]

loess m (uncountable)

  1. (geology) loess (accumulation of wind-blown sediment)