Meaning of ponor in English:

ponor

Pronunciation /ˈpəʊnə/ /ˈpəʊnɔː/

noun

Geography
  • In a karstic region: a steep natural shaft which emerges at the surface of the ground, frequently as a swallow hole.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Ponor and its etymon Serbian and Croatian ponor chasm, abyss.