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Stone; mineral; fossil: coprolite.
[French, alteration of -lithe, from Greek lithos, stone.]
n combining form
(in names of minerals) stone: chrysolite. Compare -lith
[from French -lite or -lithe, from Greek lithos stone]
an informal, simplified spelling of light 2 , used esp. in labeling, naming, or advertising commercial products.
a combining form used in the names of minerals or fossils: aerolite; rhyolite. Compare -lith.
[< French, simplified form of -lithe < Greek líthos stone; similarly German -lit, earlier -lith]