Saturday, 26 May 2012

word of the day part:forty-four | monolith


mon·o·lith [ˈmɒnəlɪθ]

1. A large block of stone, especially one used in architecture or sculpture.
2. Something, such as a column or monument, made from one large block of stone.
3. Something suggestive of a large block of stone, as in immovability, massiveness, or uniformity.

[French monolithe, from Greek monolithos, consisting of a single stone : mono-, mono- + lithos, stone.]

monolithic | adj

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