Menear (EN) / Menhir (KW)

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Elements: 

men

Meaning: 
stone

hir

Meaning: 
long, high
Elements notes: 
<men> ‘stone’ + <hir> ‘tall, stone’
Historic forms: 
Menhyre 1525 Meanhear 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Mencheir 1856 (OS 1856) Menear 1888 (OS 1888) Little Menear 1888 (OS 1888) Wheal Menear (Tin) 1888 (OS 1888) Menear Farm (SX 03 54) 2014 (OS 2014