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dolmen

noun dol·men \ˈdōl-mən, ˈdl-, ˈdäl-\

: an ancient structure made of two or more upright stones and a single stone lying across them

Full Definition of DOLMEN

:  a prehistoric monument of two or more upright stones supporting a horizontal stone slab found especially in Britain and France and thought to be a tomb

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Origin of DOLMEN

French, probably modification of Cornish tolmen, from tol hole + men stone
First Known Use: 1859

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