knoll

Part of Speech

noun

Definition

a small, rounded hill or eminence; hillock

Origin + Etymology

cnoll ‘hilltop’, of Germanic origin; related to German Knolle ‘clod, lump, tuber’ and Dutch knol ‘tuber, turnip’

Synonyms

  • bluff
  • hill
  • hilltop

Antonyms

  • decline
  • depression

Example

They decided to have a picnic on the knoll with a beautiful view of the meadow.

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