pit grave


noun Archaeology.

a shallow grave hollowed out of a bed of rock or the floor of a tholos.

Nearby words

  1. pit,
  2. pit against,
  3. pit boss,
  4. pit bull terrier,
  5. pit dwelling,
  6. pit of stomach,
  7. pit river,
  8. pit sample,
  9. pit sawing,
  10. pit scale

Origin of pit grave

First recorded in 1895–1900

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