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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin cava, from cavus 'hollow'

cave

1 noun
     
Related topics: Nature
cave1 [countable]
DN a large natural hole in the side of a cliff or hill, or under the ground:
the entrance to a cave

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