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lith

[ lith ]
/ lɪθ /
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noun British Dialect.
an arm or leg; limb.
a joint, as of the finger.
a segment, as of an orange.
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Origin of lith

before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch, Old High German lid,Old Norse lithr,Gothic lithus limb, member; akin to German Glied

Other definitions for lith (2 of 5)

lith-

variant of litho- before a vowel: lithic.

Other definitions for lith (3 of 5)

-lith

a combining form meaning “stone” (acrolith; megalith; paleolith); sometimes occurring in words as a variant form of -lite (batholith; laccolith).
Compare -lite.

Origin of -lith

see origin at litho-

Other definitions for lith (4 of 5)

lith.

abbreviation
lithograph.
lithographic.
lithography.

Other definitions for lith (5 of 5)

Lith.

abbreviation
Lithuania.
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British Dictionary definitions for lith (1 of 2)

-lith

n combining form
indicating stone or rockmegalith Compare -lite

Word Origin for -lith

from Greek lithos stone

British Dictionary definitions for lith (2 of 2)

Lith.

abbreviation for
Lithuania(n)
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Medical definitions for lith

-lith

suff.
Mineral concretion; calculus:cystolith.
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