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litho

[ lith-oh ]
/ ˈlɪθ oʊ /
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Definition of litho

noun, plural lith·os.
adjective
verb (used with object), lith·oed, lith·o·ing.
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Origin of litho

Shortened form

Other definitions for litho (2 of 3)

litho-

a combining form meaning “stone,” used in the formation of compound words: lithography; lithonephrotomy.
Also especially before a vowel, lith-.

Origin of litho-

<Greek, combining form of líthos

Other definitions for litho (3 of 3)

litho.

or lithog


abbreviation
lithograph.
lithography.
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How to use litho in a sentence

  • She went out with Glass-Eye and walked round to the front to look at her lithos.

    The Bill-Toppers|Andre Castaigne

British Dictionary definitions for litho (1 of 2)

litho
/ (ˈlaɪθəʊ) /

noun, adjective, adverb plural -thos
short for lithography, lithograph, lithographic, or lithographicallySee lithograph (def. 1), lithography

British Dictionary definitions for litho (2 of 2)

litho-

before a vowel lith-


combining form
stonelithograph

Word Origin for litho-

from Latin, from Greek, from lithos stone
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Medical definitions for litho

litho-

pref.
Mineral concretion; calculus:lithotomy.
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