Definition of scarp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scarp

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//skɑːp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːrp//
 
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a very steep slope Word Origin late 16th cent. (with reference to fortification): from Italian scarpa.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scarp