Definition of Megalithic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to megaliths or the people who erected megaliths. "Megalithic monuments like Stonehenge"

Partainyms: Megalith
Derivative terms: Megalith



Definition of Megalithic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to megaliths, to the people who made them, or to the period when they were made ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Megalithic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megalithic

megakaryocytopoiesis
megakaryophthisis
megakaryopoiesis
megakatal
megakatals
megal-
megalecithal
megalerg
megalergs
megalethoscope
megalethoscopes
megalgia
megaliter
megaliters
megalith
megalithic (current term)
megalithic structure
megaliths
megalitre
megalitres
megalo-
megaloblast
megaloblastic
megaloblastic anaemia
megaloblastic anemia
megaloblasts
megalocardia
megalocardias
megalocheiria

Literary usage of Megalithic

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1. Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology by University of Liverpool Institute of Archaeology (1908)
"ARE WE JUSTIFIED IN SPEAKING OF A megalithic RACE ? ... The custom of building megalithic monuments may have arisen independently in * This article ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"THE Committee appointed to report upon the best means of registration and classification of the megalithic remains of Great Britain have devoted their ..."

3. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"... corroborated by megalithic structures, lake dwellings, shell-heaps, burial places, &c., prove original low culture throughout the world—Stages of ..."

4. The Recent Origin of Man: As Illustrated by Geology and the Modern Science by James Cocke Southall (1875)
"Extracts therefrom, and his Opinion that the megalithic Monuments belong to the First Ten Centuries of the Christian Era.—Not noticed by the Classical ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"See CL Hull, Principles of Behavior (Appleton, New megalithic Rings The megalithic structures of the British Isles and of western Europe continue to attract ..."

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