noun, plural lith·os.
verb (used with object), lith·oed, lith·o·ing.
Origin of litho
Definition for litho (2 of 3)
Definition for litho (3 of 3)
Origin of litho-
Examples from the Web for litho
There was a great gulf fixed between the litho girls and the others.
Besides the end papers for inside of books, a figured paper has of late been made known as "litho printed" for fancy goods.Practical Bookbinding|Paul Adam
This firm was the first in Leeds to introduce girls as layers-on for letter-press and litho machines.
The manager said that in the litho department the single girls thought it infra dig.
The best inking surfaces or slabs for color work at press or machine are porcelain, litho stone, marble or slab.Paper and Printing Recipes|J. Sawtelle Ford
British Dictionary definitions for litho (1 of 2)
noun, adjective, adverb plural -thos
British Dictionary definitions for litho (2 of 2)
before a vowel lith-
Word Origin for litho-
Word Origin and History for litho
before vowels, lith-, word-forming element meaning "stone, rock;" from comb. form of Greek lithos "stone, a precious stone, marble; a piece on a game board," of unknown origin.