• Definition for "barchan"
    • An arc-shaped sand ridge composed of well-sorted sand.
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barchan definition

  • noun:
    • An arc-shaped sand ridge composed of well-sorted sand.
    • A crescentic sand-dune occurring generally into the deserts of Turkestan. Also barkhan, barkan. See medano.
    • An arc-shaped sand ridge comprised of well-sorted sand.
    • A crescentic sand-dune happening frequently into the deserts of Turkestan. Additionally barkhan, barkan. See medano.
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