Definition of Mound builder

1. Noun. Prehistoric Amerindians who built altar mounds.

Generic synonyms: Primitive, Primitive Person



2. Noun. Large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs.

Definition of Mound builder

1. Noun. Any of several Native American people who constructed large mounds for ceremonial or burial purposes ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mound Builder

moulted
moulten
moulter
moulters
moulting
moultings
moults
moun
mounanaite
mounch
mounched
mounching
mound-bird
mound bird
mound builder (current term)
mound over
moundbird
moundbirds
moundbuilder
moundbuilders
mounded
mounded over
mounding
moundlike
mounds
mounier-kuhn syndrome
mounseer
mounseers

Literary usage of Mound builder

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"... of what I regard as the distinctive characters of the Mound-builder's skull, selecting for the purpose the one represented by Fig. ..."

2. The North Americans of antiquity by Short, John Thomas, d.1883, John Thomas Short (1879)
"... Mounds of Wisconsin—Elephant Mound— Discoveries at Davenport, Iowa—Davenport Tablet—Heart of the Mound- builder Country—Cahokia—Resemblances to ..."

3. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: With Notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1886)
"... Mound-builder—Description of the breeding-grounds—Theory as to the enormous size of the egg—Limbe Strait and Island—Dangerous ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"... of what I regard as the distinctive characters of the Mound-builder's skull, selecting for the purpose the one represented by Fig. ..."

5. The North Americans of antiquity by Short, John Thomas, d.1883, John Thomas Short (1879)
"... Mounds of Wisconsin—Elephant Mound— Discoveries at Davenport, Iowa—Davenport Tablet—Heart of the Mound- builder Country—Cahokia—Resemblances to ..."

6. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: With Notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1886)
"... Mound-builder—Description of the breeding-grounds—Theory as to the enormous size of the egg—Limbe Strait and Island—Dangerous ..."

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