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1cavern

noun cav·ern \ˈka-vərn also -vrən\

: a large cave

Full Definition of CAVERN

:  cave; especially :  one of large or indefinite extent

Examples of CAVERN

  1. <a cavern with beautiful stalactites>

Origin of CAVERN

Middle English caverne, from Middle French, from Latin caverna, from cavus
First Known Use: 14th century

2cavern

verb

Definition of CAVERN

transitive verb
1
:  to place in or as if in a cavern
2
:  to form a cavern of :  hollow —used with out

First Known Use of CAVERN

circa 1630

Rhymes with CAVERN

CAVERN Defined for Kids

cavern

noun cav·ern \ˈka-vərn\

Definition of CAVERN for Kids

:  a cave often of large or unknown size
Medical Dictionary

cavern

noun cav·ern \ˈkav-ərn\

Medical Definition of CAVERN

:  a cavity (as in the lung) caused by disease

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