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Variant of litho-.
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var. of litho-: lithops.
a combining form meaning “stone” (megalith), “stone tool” ( microlith), “mass of rock” (batholith; laccolith), “calcareous concretion, calculus” ( otolith; urolith).Compare -lite.
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