Meaning of MOUNT in English



Pronunciation: ' mau ̇ nt

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English munt & Anglo-French munt, mont, both from Latin mont-, mons; akin to W mynydd mountain, Latin minari to project, threaten

Date: before 12th century

1 : a high hill : MOUNTAIN ― used especially before an identifying name < Mount Everest>

2 archaic : EARTHWORK 1

3 : MOUND 2A(1)

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.