nuraghe

[ noo-rah-gey ]

noun,plural nu·ra·ghi [noo-rah-gee], /nuˈrɑ gi/, nu·ra·ghes.
  1. any of the large, tower-shaped, prehistoric stone structures found in Sardinia and dating from the second millennium b.c. to the Roman conquest of Sardinia in 238 b.c.

Origin of nuraghe

1
First recorded in 1820–30; from Sardinian; of obscure origin (presumably pre-Latin )

Other words from nuraghe

  • nu·ra·ghic, adjective

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