[lith-ee-uh, lith-yuh]


Chemistry. lithium oxide.

Origin of lithia

First recorded in 1810–20; lithi(um) + -a4 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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another name for lithium oxide
lithium present in mineral waters as lithium salts

Word Origin for lithia

C19: New Latin, ultimately from Greek lithos stone
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