cavern
Pronunciation Noun

cavern (plural caverns)

  1. A large cave#Noun|cave.
  2. An underground chamber#Noun|chamber.
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Translations Translations Verb

cavern (caverns, present participle caverning; past and past participle caverned)

  1. (transitive) To form a cavern or deep depression in.
    catacombs caverning the hillsides
  2. (transitive) To put into a cavern.



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