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peristalith

[puh-ris-tl-ith] /pəˈrɪs tl ɪθ/
noun
1.
a group of stones encircling a mound, dolmen, or the like.
Origin of peristalith
1880-1885
1880-85; < Greek perísta(tos) surrounded (verbid of periístanai to stand round, equivalent to peri- peri- + sta-, base of histánai to stand + -tos verbal adjective suffix) + -lith
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