verb (used with or without object), la·pid·i·fied, la·pid·i·fy·ing. Archaic.
to turn into stone.
Origin of lapidify
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verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to change into stone
Word Origin for lapidify
C17: from French lapidifier, from Medieval Latin lapidificāre, ultimately from Latin lapis stone
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