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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French caverne, from Latin caverna, from cavus (hollow).

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NounEdit

cavern (plural caverns)

  1. A large cave.
  2. An underground chamber.

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VerbEdit

cavern (third-person singular simple present caverns, present participle caverning, simple past and past participle caverned)

  1. (transitive) To form a cavern or deep depression in.
    catacombs caverning the hillsides
  2. (transitive) To put into a cavern.

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