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knoll

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noun \ˈnōl\

Simple Definition of knoll

  • : a small hill

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of knoll

  1. :  a small round hill :  mound

Origin of knoll

Middle English knol, from Old English cnoll; akin to Old Norse knollr mountaintop


First Known Use: before 12th century


2

knoll

verb

Definition of knoll

archaic

  1. :  knell



Origin of knoll

Middle English, probably alteration of knellen to knell


First Known Use: 15th century


KNOLL Defined for Kids

knoll

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noun \ˈnōl\

Definition of knoll for Students

  1. :  a small round hill




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