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round barrow

noun, Archaeology
1.
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
1865-1870
1865-70
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