A small hill or mound: a grassy knoll
More 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.
Old English cnoll 'hilltop', of Germanic origin; related to German Knolle 'clod, lump, tuber' and Dutch knol 'tuber, turnip'.