This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
noun | Archaeoastronology
a type of prehistoric single-chamber megalithic tomb, either astronomically aligned, or decorated with astronomical symbols or phenomena, as a signification of the Astronic tradition.
Derivatives and alternative phrases
- Astronic dolmen | əˈstrəʊnɪk ˈdɒlmɛn | noun
- Astrodolmens | əˈstrəʊˈdɒlmɛns | plural
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the Astronic tradition, adjoined the word dolmen denoting a type of megalithic tomb; meaning ‘an Astronic megalithic tomb.’