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flysch


flysch


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flysch  \Flysch\  (fl?sh),  n.  [A  Swiss  word  fr  G.  fliessen  to 
  flow,  melt.]  (Geol.) 
  A  name  given  to  the  series  of  sandstones  and  schists 
  overlying  the  true  nummulitic  formation  in  the  Alps,  and 
  included  in  the  Eocene  Tertiary.