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cairn

noun

1 cairn

A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path.

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more



2 cairn

Small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland.

synonym: cairn terrier.

Polish: cairn terrier


Moby thesaurus: arch, barrow, bench mark, bookmark, boundary stone, brass, bust, catstone, cenotaph, column, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, dolmen, footstone, grave, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone ... show more.

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