peristalith

[ puh-ris-tl-ith ]
/ pəˈrɪs tl ɪθ /

noun

a group of stones encircling a mound, dolmen, or the like.

Origin of peristalith

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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