Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The uncovering of anything buried or covered with earth; an unearthing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The uncovering of anything buried or covered with earth; a taking out of the earth or ground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The uncovering of anything which is buried or covered with earth; an unearthing.

Etymologies

Latin de + terra earth: compare French d├ęterrer to unearth. (Wiktionary)

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