Definition and Meanings for mound

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Mound is ranked 29,975 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of mound

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of mound

f. monde the world, l. mundus. see mundane oe. mound, mund, protection, as. mund protection, hand; akin to ohg. munt, icel. mund hand, and prob. to l. manus. see manual

Meaning of mound


as noun

  • a ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. it is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.

as noun

  • an artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

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