Kistvaen
Kistvaen Kist"vaen (k[i^]st"v[=a]n), n. [W. cist-faen.] (Arch[ae]ol.) A Celtic monument, commonly known as a {dolmen}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kistvaen — showing capstone and cist structure (Dartmoor in Drizzlecombe) …   Wikipedia

  • kistvaen — /kist vuyn /, n. cist2. [1705 15; < Welsh cist faen stone coffin, equiv. to cist coffin (see CIST2) + faen, lenited form of maen stone; see MENHIR] * * * …   Universalium

  • kistvaen — noun /ˈkɪstvaɪn/ A stone coffin in the form of a pit covered with earth and surrounded by stones …   Wiktionary

  • kistvaen — kist·vaen …   English syllables

  • kistvaen — /ˈkɪstvaɪn/ (say kistvayn) noun → cist2. {Welsh cist chest, faen mutated form of maen stone} …   Australian English dictionary

  • kistvaen — ˈkistˌvīn noun ( s) Etymology: modification of Welsh cistfaen, from cist chest + faen, mutated form of maen stone : cist I 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • dolmen — Kistvaen Kist vaen (k[i^]st v[=a]n), n. [W. cist faen.] (Arch[ae]ol.) A Celtic monument, commonly known as a {dolmen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dartmoor kistvaens — Coordinates: 50°34′N 4°0′W / 50.567°N 4°W / 50.567; 4 …   Wikipedia

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