round barrow

noun

: a Neolithic British burial mound of rounded shape built by a brachycephalic people compare long barrow

Word History

First Known Use

1768, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of round barrow was in 1768

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“Round barrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/round%20barrow. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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