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  • 1640s, "rash, headlong," from obsolete French precipiteux (16c.), from Vulgar Latin *praecipitosus, from praecipitare (see precipitation). Related: Precipitously; precipitousness.1640

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  • Precipitous Mountains The Precipitous Mountains are a mountain range on northern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. It lies in, or near, Sirmilik National Park and is a subrange of the Arctic Cordillera.
  • Precipitous Bluff Precipitous Bluff or PB is a mountain in the South West Wilderness of Tasmania located north east of New River lagoon.

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