[ lith-oh ]
/ ˈlɪθ oʊ /
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noun, plural lith·os.
verb (used with object), lith·oed, lith·o·ing.
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Origin of litho
Definition for litho (2 of 3)
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
Definition for litho (3 of 3)
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Example sentences from the Web for litho
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)
/ (ˈlaɪθəʊ) /
noun, adjective, adverb plural -thos
British Dictionary definitions for litho (2 of 2)
before a vowel lith-
Word Origin for litho-
from Latin, from Greek, from lithos stone
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Medical definitions for litho
Mineral concretion; calculus:lithotomy.
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