megalith

noun mega·lith \ ˈme-gə-ˌlith \

Definition of megalith

:a very large usually rough stone used in prehistoric cultures as a monument or building block

megalithic

play \ˌme-gə-ˈli-thik\ adjective

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First Known Use of megalith

1853


MEGALITH Defined for English Language Learners

megalith

noun

Definition of megalith for English Language Learners

  • : a very large stone used in ancient cultures as a monument or part of a building


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