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lithic

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adjective lith·ic \ˈli-thik\

Definition of lithic

  1. 1 :  stony 1

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a stone tool



Origin and Etymology of lithic

Greek lithikos, from lithos


First Known Use: 1797


-lithic

adjective combining form lith·ic

Definition of -lithic

  1. :  relating to or characteristic of a (specified) stage in humankind's use of stone as a cultural tool <Neolithic>



Origin and Etymology of -lithic

lithic


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