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kame

 (kām)
n.
A short ridge or mound of sand and gravel deposited during the melting of glacial ice.

[Dialectal, a low ridge, from Middle English camb, comb, comb, from Old English; see gembh- in Indo-European roots.]

kame

(keɪm)
n
(Physical Geography) an irregular mound or ridge of gravel, sand, etc, deposited by water derived from melting glaciers
[C19: Scottish and northern English variant of comb]

kame

(keɪm)

n.
a ridge or mound of stratified drift left by a retreating ice sheet.
[1860–65; special use of Scots, N dial. kame comb (Middle English (dial.) camb, kambe, Old English camb, comb); see comb]
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