massif

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French, from Middle French.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 singular massive, masculine plural massifs, feminine plural massives)

  1. massive

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