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Meaning of DOLMEN

Pronunciation:  'dowlmen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a prehistoric megalith typically having two upright stones and a capstone
 

DOLMEN is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: cromlech
 
 See Also: megalith, megalithic structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dol"men\, n. [Armor. taol, tol, table + mean, maen, men,
stone: cf. F. dolmen.]
A cromlech. See {Cromlech}. [Written also {tolmen}.]

 
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