kitchen midden definition by Webster's New World
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a mound of shells, animal bones, and other accumulated refuse discarded by a prehistoric settlement, esp. from the Mesolithic period
Origin: translated, translation of Danish køkkenmødding: see midden
kitchen midden definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A mound or deposit of kitchen refuse.
- Archaeology See midden.