kitchen midden


: a refuse heap
specifically : a mound marking the site of a primitive human habitation

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kitchen midden was in 1861

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“Kitchen midden.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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