Definition of murus gallicus in US English:

murus gallicus

noun

Archaeology
  • A type of late Iron Age Celtic fort having stone walls bound by horizontally placed timber frames.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. From classical Latin mūrus Gallicus, lit. ‘Gaulish wall’ (Caesar De Bello Gallico 7. 23) from mūrus wall + Gallicus.

Pronunciation

murus gallicus

/ˈmjʊərəs ˈɡalɪkəs/