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cromlech

[krom-lek] /ˈkrɒm lɛk/
noun, Archaeology
1.
(no longer in technical use) a megalithic chamber tomb.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Welsh, equivalent to crom bent, curved, crooked (feminine of crwm) + lech, combining form of llech flat stone
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cromlech

/ˈkrɒmlɛk/
noun
1.
a circle of prehistoric standing stones
2.
(no longer in technical usage) a megalithic chamber tomb or dolmen
Word Origin
C17: from Welsh, from crom, feminine of crwm bent, arched + llech flat stone
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Word Origin and History for cromlech
n.

c.1600, from Welsh, from crom, fem. of crwm "crooked, bent, concave" + llech "(flat) stone." Applied in Wales and Cornwall to what in Brittany is a dolmen; a cromlech there is a circle of standing stones.

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