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Mound Builder

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Noun

1. mound builder

prehistoric Amerindians who built altar mounds

2. megapode, mound bird, mound builder, mound-bird, scrub fowl

large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

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Mound Builder

see synonyms of mound builder
noun
a member of a group of prehistoric inhabitants of the Mississippi region who built altar-mounds, tumuli, etc
noun
another name for megapode

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Mound Builder

see synonyms of mound builder
n.
1. Any of various distinct Native American cultures flourishing from around the 5th century BC to the 16th century AD especially in the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys, practicing settled agriculture and known for their often large burial, temple, or effigy mounds.
2. A member of a people associated with any of these cultures.
n.

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