massif

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See also: mâssif

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1885 French, massif, adjective, from Middle French

Noun[edit]

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massif (plural massifs)

  1. A principal mountain mass.
  2. A block of the earth's crust bounded by faults or flexures and displaced as a unit without internal change; normally consists of gneisses and schists

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

masse (mass) +‎ -if

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

massif m (plural massifs)

  1. massif

Adjective[edit]

massif m (feminine massive, masculine plural massifs, feminine plural massives)

  1. massive