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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A heap of dung or refuse; (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement.

Usage examples (31)
  • Molecular analysis of a 11,700 year-old rodent midden from the Atacama Desert, Chile.
  • Packrats in Utah's Great Basin built and live in this "midden" beneath a juniper tree, their major if slightly toxic food source.
  • One does not return to the midden one was flung in.
  • They reminded him of rats seen near midden heaps by night. for more
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