Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Breton
Origin: tolmen, from tol 'table' + men 'stone'

dolmen

noun
     
Related topics: Architecture, History
dol‧men [countable] technical
SHAA two or more large upright stones supporting a large flat piece of stone, built in ancient times

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary