Knoll

Pronunciation: [ nohl ]


Definition: noun

a small, rounded hill or eminence; hillock

Origin: Old English; Germanic


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


Usage:


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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