megalithic megalithic adj. Of or pertaining to megaliths or the period during which they were erected; as, megalithic monuments like Stonehenge. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • megalithic — (adj.) 1836, from MEGA (Cf. mega ) large + lithos stone + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

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

  • Megalithic — 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

  • megalithic — adjective see megalith …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • megalithic — See megalith. * * * …   Universalium

  • megalithic — adjective Of or pertaining to megaliths, to the people who made them, or to the period when they were made …   Wiktionary

  • megalithic — adj. built of megaliths, constructed of large stones used to build different structures during the prehistoric period (Archeology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • megalithic — adjective Archaeology made of, denoting, or marked by the use of megaliths. Origin C19: from mega + Gk lithos + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • megalithic — mega·lith·ic …   English syllables

  • megalithic — See: megalith …   English dictionary

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