Definition of Monticles

1. Noun. (plural of monticle) ¹



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Definition of Monticles

1. monticle [n] - See also: monticle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monticles

month
month by month
month of Sundays
month to date
monther
monthlies
monthling
monthlings
monthlong
monthly
months
months mind
monthslong
monticellite
monticle
monticles (current term)
monticulate
monticule
monticules
monticulous
monticulus
monties
montiform
montigenous
montmorillonite
montmorillonites
montoir
montoirs
monton
montre

Literary usage of Monticles

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1. A Compend of Geology by Joseph LeConte (1898)
"If any of these monticles cease to erupt, they will be covered up by ejections from the main crater or other secondary craters. All these facts are shown in ..."

2. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"... and in a scientific classification must be taken to include not only the loftiest elevations, but inconsiderable hills and monticles as well. ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1910)
"They vary in size from mere monticles up to vast cones. Sometimes they appear in low-lying regions, at other times they occur upon the flanks or are strung ..."

4. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"In the Province of Sao Paulo the surface of monticles has a lower profile and sometimes falls into the semblance of a plain, whereas Minas has rarely, ..."

5. Earth Sculpture; Or, The Origin of Land-forms: Or, The Origin of Landforms by James Geikie (1898)
"They are usually of inconsiderable size, many being mere monticles, while others may exceed 100 feet in height. They show craters atop, and have the general ..."

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