lithically

lithic

[lith-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or consisting of stone.
2.
Petrology. pertaining to clastic rocks, either sedimentary or volcanic, containing a large proportion of debris from previously formed rocks: a lithic sandstone; lithic tuff.
3.
Pathology. pertaining to stony concretions, or calculi, formed within the body, especially in the bladder.
4.
Chemistry. of, pertaining to, or containing lithium.
noun
5.
Archaeology. a stone artifact.

Origin:
1790–1800; < Greek lithikós of stone. See lith-, -ic

lithically, adverb
prelithic, adjective
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lithic (ˈlɪθɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or composed of stone
2.  containing abundant fragments of previously formed rock: a lithic sandstone
3.  pathol of or relating to a calculus or calculi, esp one in the urinary bladder
4.  of or containing lithium
 
[C18: from Greek lithikos stony]

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lithic
1797, from Gk. lithikos, from lithos "stone."
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