Middle English cavernefrom Old French from Latin cavernafromcavushollowkeuə- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French caverne, from Latincaverna, from cavus (“hollow”).
Cavern Sentence Examples
But we can't live long in this cavern, that's certain.
The fauna of Brixham cavern closely resembles that of Kent's Hole.
A gigantic swan, Cygnus falconeri, is known from the Zebug cavern in Malta.
The Tafna (about ioo m.) rises in a large cavern in the mountains south of Tlemcen and flows N.E.
The place of his burial is unknown, and the legend which says he still sits in a cavern in the Kyffhauser mountain in Thuringia waiting until the need of his country shall call him, is now thought to refer, at least in its earlier form, to his grandson, the emperor Frederick II.