There are 2 main definitions of knoll in English:

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knoll 1

Pronunciation: /nōl/

noun

A small hill or mound.
Example sentences
  • This walk follows a circular route around an irregularly shaped tarn, through broadleaf woodland and shady conifers and across grassy knolls nibbled by sheep.
  • The species also extends to several of the rocky knolls in the area.
  • Ahead were more hills, more little valleys, more slopes and hollows and knolls.
Synonyms
mound, hillock, rise, hummock, hill, hump, bank, ridge, elevation;
Geology  drumlin

Origin

Old English cnoll 'hilltop', of Germanic origin; related to German Knolle 'clod, lump, tuber' and Dutch knol 'tuber, turnip'.

Words that rhyme with knoll

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal, goal, hole, Joel, kohl, mol, mole, Nicole, parol, parole, patrol, pole, poll, prole, rôle, roll, scroll, Seoul, shoal, skoal, sole, soul, stole, stroll, thole, Tirol, toad-in-the-hole, toll, troll, vole, whole
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There are 2 main definitions of knoll in English:

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knoll 2

Pronunciation: /nōl/

verb& noun

Archaic form of knell.

Origin

Middle English: probably an imitative alteration of knell.

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