round barrow


noun Archaeology.

a funerary barrow having a bell, disk, saucer, or pond shape, primarily of the Bronze Age and containing the cremated remains of corpses along with grave artifacts.

Nearby words

  1. round,
  2. round and round,
  3. round angle,
  4. round arch,
  5. round atelectasis,
  6. round character,
  7. round clam,
  8. round dance,
  9. round down,
  10. round figures

Compare long barrow.

Origin of round barrow

First recorded in 1865–70

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