Share this entry

trilithon Line breaks: tri|lithon
Pronunciation: /trʌɪˈlɪθ(ə)n/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also trilith ˈtrʌɪlɪθ)

Definition of trilithon in English:


A megalithic structure consisting of two upright stones and a third across the top as a lintel.


Mid 18th century: from Greek, from tri- 'three' + lithos 'stone'.

Definition of trilithon in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
a person with whom one shares a secret...