allée couverte

noun al·lée cou·verte \(¦)aˌlāˌküˈvert\

Definition of allée couverte


allées couvertes

  1. :  a passage like a tunnel leading to a neolithic tomb

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Origin and Etymology of allée couverte

French, literally, covered passage

First Known Use: 1846

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a brief usually trivial fact

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