-lith

-lith

a combining form meaning “stone” (acrolith; megalith; paleolith ); sometimes occurring in words as a variant form of -lite (batholith; laccolith ).
Compare -lite.


Origin:
see litho-

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-lith
 
n combining form
Compare -lite indicating stone or rock: megalith
 
[from Greek lithos stone]

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-lith suff.
Mineral concretion; calculus: cystolith.

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