Definitions for kitchen midden

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kitch′en mid`den(n.)

  1. a mound consisting of shells of edible mollusks and other refuse, marking the site of a prehistoric human habitation.

    Category: Archaeology

Origin of kitchen midden:

1860–65; trans. of Dan køkkenmødding

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eitchen midden, midden, kitchen midden(noun)

    (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement

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