linn definition by Webster's New World
- a waterfall or a pool of water at its base
- a steep ravine
Origin: ; from Old English hlynn, torrent, confused with Gaelic linne, a pond: origin, originally , noise, roar ; from hlynnan, to resound ; from Indo-European an unverified form k(e)len- ; from base an unverified form kel-, to cry out from source Classical Latin clamor
linn definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A waterfall.
- A steep ravine.
Origin: Scottish Gaelic linne, pool, waterfall.