cist[sist; also for 1, kist]
cist definition by Webster's New World
- a prehistoric tomb made of stone slabs or hollowed out of rock
- in ancient times, a box or chest, esp. one containing sacred utensils
Origin: Classical Latin cista ; from Classical Greek kistē (see chest); cistsense via Welsh kist faen, literally , stone coffin
cist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin cista, from Greek kistē.
Origin: Welsh, chest, from Latin cista, basket; see cist1.