lithia

[lith-ee-uh, lith-yuh]

Origin of lithia

First recorded in 1810–20; lithi(um) + -a4
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lithia

noun
  1. another name for lithium oxide
  2. lithium present in mineral waters as lithium salts

Word Origin for lithia

C19: New Latin, ultimately from Greek lithos stone
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