Tholos meaning

thōlŏs, -lōs
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A beehive-shaped stone tomb of Mycenaean Greece, roofed by corbeling and usually built into the side of a hill.
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A dome, or domed building; a cupola.
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A dome-shaped tomb from the Mycenaean period of Ancient Greece.
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Origin of tholos

  • Greek round building with a conical roof

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

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

    From Wiktionary