-lith suffix meaning "stone, rock," from Mod.L. -lithus or Fr. -lithe, from Gk. lithos "stone."

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  • -lith — lith·ic; …   English syllables

  • Lith — Héraldique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lith- — vor Konsonanten auch Litho [griech. líthos = Stein, Fels, Edelstein]: Bestimmungswort von Zus. mit der Bed. »Stein, Konkrement«, z. B. Lithiasis (Steinleiden), Lithium, Lithocholsäure, Lithographie, Lithotrophie. – Vgl. lit. * * * lith , Lith …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lith- — lith(o) , lithe, lite, lithique éléments, du gr. lithos, pierre . ⇒LITH(O) , (LITH , LITHO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « pierre », entrant dans la constr. de termes sav. ou techn. (subst., adj., verbes) appartenant à des domaines ayant un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lith — lith·arge; lith·er; lith·er·ness; lith·ia; lith·i·ate; lith·ic; …   English syllables

  • -lith — ↑ lit. * * * lith [auch: … lɪt; griech. li̓thos = Stein]: in Zusb., z. B. Eolith, Monolith. * * * lith [auch: ... lɪt; griech. líthos = Stein]: Grundwort in Zus., z. B. Eolith, Gastrolith …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lith|ic — lith|ic1 «LIHTH ihk», adjective. 1. consisting of stone or rock. 2. Medicine. of or having to do with stone or stony concretions formed within the body, as in the bladder. ╂[< Greek lithikós < líthos stone] lith|ic2 «LIHTH ihk», adjective.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lith|o — «LIHTH oh», adjective, noun, plural lith|os. –adj. = lithographic: (Cf. ↑lithographic) »litho printing. –n. = lithograph. (Cf. ↑lithograph) litho , combining form. stone or stones, as in lithography, lithology. Also …   Useful english dictionary

  • -lith — ( l[i^]th), lite lite ( l[imac]t). suff. Combining forms fr. Gr. li qos a stone; used chiefly in naming minerals and rocks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lith — (l[imac]th), obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of {Lie}, to recline, for lieth. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lith — (l[i^]th), n. [AS. li[eth].] A joint or limb; a division; a member; a part formed by growth, and articulated to, or symmetrical with, other parts. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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