lith

abbreviation

Definition of lith


lith-

combining form
variants: or litho-

Definition of lith-

:stone
  • lithology

Origin and Etymology of lith-

Latin, from Greek, from lithos


-lith

noun combining form

Definition of -lith

1 :structure or implement of stone
  • megalith
  • eolith
2 :calculus
  • urolith
3 :-lite
  • laccolith

Origin and Etymology of -lith

New Latin -lithus & French -lithe, from Greek lithos


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