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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very large stone used in various prehistoric architectures or monumental styles, notably in western Europe during the second millennium B.C.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size.
  • n. A large stone used in such a construction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large stone; especially, a large stone used in constructing ancient monuments.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A great stone; specifically, a stone of great size used in constructive work or as a monument, as in ancient Cyclopean and so-called Druidic or Celtic remains.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)

Etymologies

From mega- + -lith. (Wiktionary)

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