(in Turkey, Iran, and Iraq) tell 2 .
noun 1. a tent of the American Indians, made usually from animal skins laid on a conical frame of long poles and having an opening at the top for ventilation and a flap door. noun 1. a cone-shaped tent of animal skins used by certain North American Indians
verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to make or become tepid
noun 1. an archaeological site in N Iraq, near Mosul: excavations have revealed that numerous settlements have occupied this site since c5000 b.c.
[tep-uh-spahn, tep-uh-spahn] /ˈtɛp əˌspɑn, ˌtɛp əˈspɑn/ noun 1. an early human known from skeletal remains found near Tepexpán, Mexico, and dating c10,000–8000 b.c.