Etymology

1. esker

noun. ['ˈɛskɝ'] (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets.

Etymology

  • eiscir (Irish)

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Words that Rhyme with Esker

  • asker
  • brisker
  • busker
  • lasker
  • madagascar
  • mansker
  • masker
  • mccusker
  • medsker
  • mesker
  • metsker
  • metzker
  • noftsker
  • oscar
  • oskar
  • pinsker
  • pritzker
  • puskar
  • tasker
  • wesker

Example sentences of the word esker


1. Noun, singular or mass
Here you can wander piles of ice debris in varying incarnations – esker ridges, moraine divides, kame knolls – and gaze down into the pothole depressions called kettles, left by residual blocks of melting ice.

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