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cromlech (krŏm´lĕk) [Welsh or Breton,=crooked stone], term that has changed in meaning from its original equivalent to dolmen. It later came to be used for a single standing stone and now usually refers to a circle of such stones; however, the term is used in this sense for such remains on the Continent, e.g., Britanny and Portugal, rather than for those on the British Isles.

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cromlech in Wales, a megalithic tomb consisting of a large flat stone laid on upright ones, a dolmen. In Brittany, the term denotes a circle of standing stones. The name comes via French from Breton krommlec'h.

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cromlech

cromlech prehistoric erection of large unhewn stones. XVII. — W., f. crom, fem. of crwm bowed, arched + llech flat stone.

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cromlech

cromlech. See dolmen.

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