dolmen

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English[edit]

A dolmen in Portugal.

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Borrowing from French. Perhaps incorrectly fabricated[clarification needed] from Breton taol maen (stone table): taol (table) + maen (stone). See also menhir.

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dolmen (plural dolmens)

  1. a prehistoric megalithic tomb consisting of a capstone supported by two or more upright stones, most having originally been covered with earth or smaller stones to form a barrow.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French dolmen.

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dolmen m (plural dolmens)

  1. dolmen