Cavern Definition

kăvərn
caverns
noun
caverns
A cave, esp. a large cave.
Webster's New World
A large underground chamber, as in a cave.
American Heritage
Advertisement
verb
caverns
To enclose in or as in a cavern.
Webster's New World
To hollow out.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • cavern out
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Cavern

Noun

Singular:
cavern
Plural:
caverns

Origin of Cavern

  • Middle English caverne from Old French from Latin caverna from cavus hollow keuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French caverne, from Latin caverna, from cavus (“hollow”).

    From Wiktionary

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to cavern using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

cavern