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mound

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a pile or ridge of granular matter (as sand or snow)
  • mounds of snow after the plow had passed

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2 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another
  • an ever-growing mound of dirty laundry on the floor

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3 an area of high ground
  • a pitcher's mound

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mound

verb

Synonyms of mound (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to form into a pile or ridge of earth
  • mound the mulch around the plants

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2 to lay or throw on top of one another
  • mounding slices of cheese on top of her sandwich meat

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  • unpile
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The first known use of mound was circa 1500

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“Mound.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mound. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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