megalith

megalith
   Literally, "great stone"; a large, roughly hewn stone used in the construction of monumental, Stone Age structures such as dolmen. The adjectival form is megalithic.

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  • Megalith — Megalith …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Megalith — Meg a*lith, n. [Mega + lith; cf. F. m[ e]galithe.] A large stone; especially, a large stone used in constructing ancient monuments. {Meg a*lith ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • megalith — (n.) huge prehistoric stone, 1853, back formation from MEGALITHIC (Cf. megalithic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • megalith — ► NOUN ▪ a large stone that forms a prehistoric monument or part of one. DERIVATIVES megalithic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • megalith — [meg′əlith΄] n. [ MEGA + LITH] a huge stone, esp. one used in Neolithic monuments or in the construction work of ancient peoples: see CROMLECH megalithic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Megalith — Megalithic tomb, Mane Braz, Brittany …   Wikipedia

  • Megalith — Der Spellenstein in Rentrisch/St. Ingbert Menhir in den …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • megalith — megalithic, adj. /meg euh lith/, n. a stone of great size, esp. in ancient construction work, as the Cyclopean masonry, or in prehistoric Neolithic remains, as dolmens or menhirs. [1850 55; MEGA + LITH] * * * Huge, often undressed stone used in… …   Universalium

  • megalith — UK [ˈmeɡəˌlɪθ] / US noun [countable] Word forms megalith : singular megalith plural megaliths a very large upright stone put in place by people in ancient times Derived word: megalithic UK [ˌmeɡəˈlɪθɪk] / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • Megalith Records — ist ein Ska Label aus den USA. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Bands (Auswahl) 3 Weblinks 4 Quellen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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