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  • n. An arc-shaped sand ridge comprised of well-sorted sand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crescentic sand-dune occurring commonly in the deserts of Turkestan. Also barkhan, barkan. See medano.

Etymologies

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From Russian бархан, from Kazakh бархан.

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