Another posts

apyrexial definition culler definition toscana definition multivocal definition gentle hearted hulled corn kernels arcadic definition le reve definition linguistic unit sal rianna provisioner definition spar deck careens in a sentence implemental model define lording dentrifice definition supraclavicular definition hematosis definition define fever pitch dionysian examples adversative conjunction harpoon line naissant definition supraciliary ridge reawakened definition witch related words ins and outs definition royal society definition outworking definition reiterative definition following suite beast fables collateral issue estate at sufferance definition draw a knife fulgor definition winter wheat definition



  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Osar (Geol) See 3d Os.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • osar Same as asar, pl. of as, os.
    • osar Same as os. A ridge of glacial debris of considerable longitudinal extent, showing rough water-stratification: same as eskar. Also called serpent-kame.
    • ***


In literature:

After its death it became an Osiris (Osar-hapi), it was embalmed, and its mummy deposited in a vault.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
Osar, a low ridge of stone or gravel formed by glaciers.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
These ridges of gravel and sand are known as osars or eskers.
"The Geography of the Region about Devils Lake and the Dalles of the Wisconsin" by Rollin D. Salisbury