nuraghe

nuraghe

[noo-rah-gey]
noun, plural nuraghi [noo-rah-gee] , nuraghes.
any of the large, tower-shaped, prehistoric stone structures found in Sardinia and dating from the second millennium b.c. to the Roman conquest.

Origin:
1820–30; < Sardinian; of obscure origin (presumably pre-L)

nuraghic, adjective
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