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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cave in which are found bones of extinct or recent animals, mingled sometimes with the works and bones of man.
  • n. See under Bone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cave in which are found bones of animals of living or extinct species, or species living only in far distant localities or a different climate within historic times, sometimes with the bones of man or other traces of his contemporaneous existence.


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