peristalith

noun

pe·​ris·​ta·​lith
pəˈristəˌlith
plural -s
: a ring of upright stones around a mound or dolmen : stone circle

Word History

Etymology

Greek peristatos standing around (from periistanai to stand around, from peri- + histanai to stand) + English -lith

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“Peristalith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peristalith. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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