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This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Astrodolmen

əˈstrəʊˈdɒlmɛn

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.’ 
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