lithoidal

lithoid

[lith-oid]
adjective
resembling stone; stonelike.
Also, lithoidal.


Origin:
1835–45; < Greek lithoeidḗs. See lith-, -oid

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lithoid or lithoidal (ˈlɪθɔɪd, lɪˈθɔɪdəl)
 
adj
resembling stone or rock
 
[C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone]
 
lithoidal or lithoidal
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone]

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