mortarless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mortar +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

mortarless (not comparable)

  1. Without mortar.
    • 2007 April 29, Ethan Todras-Whitehill, “Touring the Spirit World”, in New York Times[1]:
      Sites built by ancient civilizations whose construction techniques are not settled fact — like Stonehenge and the perfectly fitting but mortarless walls of the Inca at Machu Picchu, as well as the pyramids — are embraced as evidence that those civilizations had mystical powers.