heliolithic

adjective he·li·o·lith·ic \ ¦hēlēə¦lithik \

Definition of heliolithic

1 :marked by, observing, or associated with practices (as sun worship and the erection of megaliths) held by some diffusionists to constitute a single widespread neolithic culture originating in Egypt
  • heliolithic culture
  • heliolithic peoples
  • heliolithic monuments
2 :postulating an Egyptian origin for heliolithic traits found as the basis of higher culture in many parts of the world
  • the heliolithic theory

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Origin and Etymology of heliolithic

1heli- + -lithic


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