follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

peristalith

[puh-ris-tl-ith] /pəˈrɪs tl ɪθ/
noun
1.
a group of stones encircling a mound, dolmen, or the like.
Origin
1880-1885
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for peristalith

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for peristalith

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends