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



BrE BrE//ˈmenhɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmenhɪr//
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a tall vertical stone that was shaped and put up by prehistoric people in western Europe synonym standing stone Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Breton men ‘stone’ + hir ‘long’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: menhir