polylith


polylith
prehistoric monument consisting of many stones

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • polylith — noun A prehistoric monument consisting of many stones …   Wiktionary

  • polylith — poly·lith …   English syllables

  • polylith —   n. prehistoric monument of many stones.    ♦ polylithic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • polylith — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlith noun ( s) Etymology: poly + lith : a megalithic structure (as a dolmen or stone circle) made of several or many stones compare monolith …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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