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Noun: mound  mawnd
  1. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    - hill, pitcher's mound
     
  2. A small natural hill
    - knoll, hillock, hummock, hammock
     
  3. A collection of objects laid on top of each other
    - pile, heap, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus
     
  4. Structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    "they built small mounds to hide behind";
    - hill
     
  5. The position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
    "they have a southpaw on the mound";
    - pitcher
Verb: mound  mawnd
  1. Form into a rounded elevation
    "mound earth"

Derived forms: mounded, mounds, mounding

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, baseball equipment, collection, construction, forge, form, hill, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], position, shape, structure, work

Part of: baseball diamond, baseball team, diamond, infield

Encyclopedia: Mound, Minnesota