Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A concealed hiding place; a burrow, lair, or hole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A concealed hiding place; a burrow; a lair; a hole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hiding-place; a cave; a burrow.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • domicilium = abode, dwelling-place domus = home, house latibulum = hiding-place, retreat, subterfuge latebra = hiding-place, den, lair

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