Definition of guyot in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgiːəʊ


  • An undersea mountain with a flat top.
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    • Seamounts whose peaks have eroded and become a flat surface are called guyots.
    • What remains is an underwater mountain called a guyot.
    • After the war he continued researching guyots and midocean ridges, as well as various mineral studies.


1940s: named after Arnold H. Guyot (1807–84), Swiss geographer.

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