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lith

[lith] /lɪθ/
noun, British Dialect
1.
an arm or leg; limb.
2.
a joint, as of the finger.
3.
a segment, as of an orange.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch, Old High German lid, Old Norse lithr, Gothic lithus limb, member; akin to German Glied

lith-

1.
variant of litho- before a vowel:
lithic.

-lith

1.
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-

Lith.

1.
2.
Also, Lith. Lithuanian.

lith.

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British Dictionary definitions for lith

Lith.

abbreviation
1.
Lithuania(n)

-lith

combining form
1.
indicating stone or rock: megalith Compare -lite
Word Origin
from Greek lithos stone
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Word Origin and History for lith
n.

"joint, limb," Old English liþ "limb, member, joint," cognate with Old Frisian lith, Dutch lid, Old High German lid, Old Norse liðr, Gothic liþus, German glied "limb, member."

-lith

word-forming element meaning "stone, rock," from Modern Latin -lithus or French -lithe (see -lith).

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lith in Medicine

-lith suff.
Mineral concretion; calculus: cystolith.

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Related Abbreviations for lith

lith.

  1. lithograph
  2. lithography

Lith.

  1. Lithuania
  2. Lithuanian
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