Definition of cromlech noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrɒmlek//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːmlek//
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a prehistoric tomb in Wales, consisting of a large flat stone laid across the top of two vertical ones compare dolmen Word OriginWelsh, from crom, feminine of crwm ‘arched’ + llech ‘flat stone’.