QUIZ TIME: TEST YOUR MEMORY OF THE MAY 2020 WORDS OF THE DAY
Let the aeolian gusts transport you back to these popular Words of the Day from the month of May. How many do you remember?
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Origin of mound builder
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby mound builder
Definition for mound builder (2 of 2)
a member of one of the various American Indian tribes who, in prehistoric and early historic times, erected the burial mounds and other earthworks of the Mississippi drainage basin and southeastern U.S.
Origin of Mound Builder
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for mound builder
a member of a group of prehistoric inhabitants of the Mississippi region who built altar-mounds, tumuli, etc
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