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lithoid

[ lith-oid ]
/ ˈlɪθ ɔɪd /
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adjective
resembling stone; stonelike.
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Also li·thoi·dal [li-thoid-l] /lɪˈθɔɪd l/ .

Origin of lithoid

From the Greek word lithoeidḗs, dating back to 1835–45. See lith-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lithoid

lithoid

lithoidal (lɪˈθɔɪdəl)

/ (ˈlɪθɔɪd) /

adjective
resembling stone or rock

Word Origin for lithoid

C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone
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