- a stone of great size, especially in ancient construction work, as the Cyclopean masonry, or in prehistoric Neolithic remains, as dolmens or menhirs.
Origin of megalith
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Examples from the Web for megalith
Schliz has some reason for calling these megalith people largely traders.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe</p>
John M. Tyler
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Word Origin and History for megalith
huge prehistoric stone, 1853, back-formation from megalithic.
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