trilithon

noun tri·lithon \(ˈ)trī¦liˌthän, ˈtrīləˌth-\
variants: less commonly

trilith

\ˈtrīˌlith\

Definition of trilithon

plural

-s

  1. :  an ancient stone monument consisting of two upright megaliths carrying a third as a lintel

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Origin and Etymology of trilithon

New Latin trilithon, from Greek, neuter of trilithos of three stones, from tri- three + lithos stone


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