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ice floe

noun
1.
a large flat mass of floating ice.
2.
floe (def 1).
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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ice floe

noun
1.
a sheet of ice, of variable size, floating in the sea See also ice field (sense 1)
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ice floe  
A large, flat expanse of floating ice smaller than a marine ice field.
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