lithoid

[ lith-oid ]

adjective
  1. resembling stone; stonelike.

Origin of lithoid

1
From the Greek word lithoeidḗs, dating back to 1835–45. See lith-, -oid
  • Also li·thoi·dal [li-thoid-l] /lɪˈθɔɪd l/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for lithoid

lithoid

lithoidal (lɪˈθɔɪdəl)

/ (ˈlɪθɔɪd) /


adjective
  1. resembling stone or rock

Origin of lithoid

1
C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone

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