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plural noun (1)

: long barrows that are found in southern Germany


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plural noun (2)

: the prehistoric probably Teutonic people that are buried in the Reihengräber

Word History


Plural noun (1)

German, literally, graves in rows, from reihen (plural of reihe row, from Middle High German rīhe line) + gräber, plural of grab grave, from Old High German; from their being arranged in rows

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“Reihengräber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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