Other Word Forms of Mausoleum
Origin of Mausoleum
From Middle English mausoleum, from Latin mausōlēum, from Ancient Greek Μαυσωλεῖον (mausōleĩon) from Ancient Greek Μαύσωλος (mausōlos); named for Mausolus (Μαύσωλος or Μαύσσωλλος), satrap of the Persian empire and ruler of Caria
Middle English from Latin Mausōlēum from Greek Mausōleion from Mausōlos , Mausolus (died c. 353 bc), Persian satrap of Caria whose tomb was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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