Tholos Definition

thōlŏs, -lōs
tholoi
noun
A beehive-shaped stone tomb of Mycenaean Greece, roofed by corbeling and usually built into the side of a hill.
American Heritage

A dome, or domed building; a cupola.

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Other Word Forms of Tholos

Noun

Singular:
tholos
Plural:
tholoi

Origin of Tholos

  • From Ancient Greek θόλος (tholos, “dome")

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek round building with a conical roof

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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