an extinct bear, Ursus spelaeus, that lived in caves in Europe during the Pleistocene Epoch.
a shell-like pasta with ridged surfaces. Contemporary Examples
any of several nocturnal, wingless, cricketlike long-horned grasshoppers of the family Gryllacrididae, characterized by a humpbacked appearance and inhabiting dark moist habitats, as caves, cellars, hollow trees, and the ground under logs and stones.
- Cave coral
noun various knobby calcite growths on the walls and floors of once-submerged caves; also called cave popcorn Examples Cave coral are very small speleothems consisting of short stalks with bulbous ends, usually occurring in numbers in patches. See cave popcorn
a cave dweller, especially of the Stone Age. a man who behaves in a rough, primitive manner, especially toward women. Historical Examples