Flysch

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Flysch (uncountable)

  1. (geology) A set of tertiary strata in the Alps.
    • 2004, Richart Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 84:
      The lower part of the rock section over which you have just climbed is the Flysch: dark grey slaty rocks that come out in small shards if you pick at them with your fingers.