glacier


glacier
glacier 1744, from Fr. glacier, from Savoy dialect glacière "moving mass of ice," from O.Fr. glace "ice," from V.L. glacia (Cf. O.Prov. glassa, It. ghiaccia), from L. glacies (see GLACIAL (Cf. glacial)).

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