from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A beehive-shaped stone tomb of Mycenaean Greece, roofed by corbeling and usually built into the side of a hill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dome, or domed building; a cupola.
- n. A dome-shaped tomb from the Mycenaean period of Ancient Greece.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as tholus.
Greek, round building with a conical roof.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek θόλος (tholos, "dome") (Wiktionary)