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Definitions and Synonyms of cistern | Another word for cistern | What is cistern?

Definition 1: an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater - [noun denoting artifact]

(cistern is a kind of ...) an excavation that is (usually) filled with water

(cistern is a kind of ...) tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)

(... is a kind of cistern ) a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

(... is a kind of cistern ) a barrel used as a cistern to hold rainwater

Definition 2: a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cistern in the sense of this definition

(cistern is a kind of ...) a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids

Definition 3: a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for cistern in the sense of this definition

(cistern is a kind of ...) a structure resembling a bag in an animal

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