Cyclopean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German after the Cyclops, mythical primitive race.

Adjective[edit]

Cyclopean (comparative more Cyclopean, superlative most Cyclopean)

  1. Suggestive of a Cyclops.
  2. (architecture) Of a style of ancient masonry where walls are fitted together of huge irregular stones; ancient and roughly composed.

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Derived terms[edit]

Cyclopean architecture

References[edit]

  • Sturgis, Russel. Cyclopean, in A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical,... MacMillan Co.:1901.[1]

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