moel

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh moel (bare hill).

Noun[edit]

moel (plural moels)

  1. A hill having a rounded outline in its upper portion because the summit is protected from rapid denudation by a layer of soil and a growth of forest trees or grass, or by marshes of peat.

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mailos; cognate with Old Irish máel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /mɔɨ̯l/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /mɔi̯l/

Adjective[edit]

moel (plural moelion)

  1. bald

Noun[edit]

moel f (plural moelydd)

  1. a bare, treeless mountain or hill