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crannog

crannog

noun cran·nog \ˈkra-nəg\

Definition of CRANNOG

:  an artificial fortified island constructed in a lake or marsh originally in prehistoric Ireland and Scotland

Origin of CRANNOG

Scottish Gaelic crannag & Irish crannóg
First Known Use: 1608

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