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Meaning of DOLMEN

Pronunciation:  'dowlmen

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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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