hummock

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown, but probably a diminutive of hump, equivalent to hump +‎ -ock (diminutive suffix). Compare hillock.

NounEdit

 
Hummocky ice in the Gulf of Finland, on the coast of Estonia.

hummock (plural hummocks)

  1. A small hill; a hillock; a knoll.
  2. A ridge or hill of ice in an ice field.
  3. (Scotland) A fistful.

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