lith

abbreviation

Definition of lith


lith-

combining form
variants: or

litho-

Definition of lith-

  1. :  stone lithology

Origin and Etymology of lith-

Latin, from Greek, from lithos


-lith

noun combining form

Definition of -lith

  1. 1 :  structure or implement of stone megalith eolith

  2. 2 :  calculus urolith

  3. 3 :  -lite laccolith

Origin and Etymology of -lith

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


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