What does cavernous mean?

Definitions for cavernousˈkæv ər nəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cavernous(adj)

    being or suggesting a cavern

    "vast cavernous chambers hollowed out of limestone"

  2. erectile, cavernous(adj)

    filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood

    "erectile tissue"; "the penis is an erectile organ"


  1. cavernous(Adjective)

    resembling a cavern; vast

  2. cavernous(Adjective)

    having many caverns

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cavernous(adj)

    full of caverns; resembling a cavern or large cavity; hollow

  2. Cavernous(adj)

    filled with small cavities or cells

  3. Cavernous(adj)

    having a sound caused by a cavity

  4. Origin: [L. cavernosus: cf. F. caverneux.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavernous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavernous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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