round barrow


round barrow

round barrow Word Origin noun Archaeology.

  1. a funerary barrow having a bell, disk, saucer, or pond shape, primarily of the Bronze Age and containing the cremated remains of corpses along with grave artifacts.

Compare long barrow. Origin of round barrow First recorded in 1865–70 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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