lith

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abbreviation

-lith

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noun combining form

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

Word History

Etymology

Noun combining form

borrowed from New Latin -lithus & French -lithe, borrowed from Greek líthos "stone, rock," of obscure origin

Dictionary Entries Near lith

Cite this Entry

“Lith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lith. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

-lith

noun combining form
ˌlith
: structure or implement of stone
monolith
Etymology

Noun combining form

derived from Greek lithos "stone"

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