round bar-row

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.
Compare long barrow.


Origin:
1865–70

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