The definition of a crater is a hollow, bowl-shaped hole.(noun)
An example of a crater is a hole on the moon's surface.
See crater in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L, mixing bowl, mouth of a volcano < Gr kratēr < kerannynai, to mix: see idiosyncrasy
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Origin: Latin crātēr
Origin: , from Greek krātēr, mixing vessel; see kerə- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Latin crātēr, mixing bowl, crater; see Crater.
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