linn

noun

1
chiefly Scotland : waterfall
2
chiefly Scotland : a steep ravine

Examples of linn in a Sentence

climb to the cairn above the loch, and from there you'll get a broad view of the linn

Word History

Etymology

Scottish Gaelic linne pool

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of linn was in 1513

Dictionary Entries Near linn

Cite this Entry

“Linn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linn. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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