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Noun: midden  mi-dun
  1. (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    - kitchen midden
     
  2. A heap of dung or refuse
    - dunghill, muckheap, muckhill

Derived forms: middens

Type of: agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, dump, dumpsite [N. Amer], garbage dump [N. Amer], heap, mound, pile, rubbish dump [Brit], tip [Brit], trash dump [N. Amer], wasteyard, waste-yard

Encyclopedia: Midden