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Word of the Day 05/13/21 Frazil

Frazil (noun)
frazil [ frey-zuhl, fraz-uhl, fruh-zeel, -zil ]


noun
1. ice crystals formed in turbulent water, as in swift streams or rough seas.

Origin: 1885–90, Americanism; < Canadian French frasil, frazil, fraisil,French fraisil coal cinders, Old French faisil

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FRAZIL
Frazil-ice” is a Canadian term from the French for “forge-cinders.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 5|VARIOUS

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