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Related to litho-: lithographically
litho-(word root) stone
Examples of words with the root litho-: lithograph
1. Stone: lithosphere.
2. Lithium: lithic.
3. Mineral concretion; calculus: lithotomy.
[Greek, from lithos, stone.]
litho-or before a vowel
[from Latin, from Greek, from lithos stone]
n., pl. lith•os, n.
4. to lithograph.
a combining form meaning “stone,” “calculus”: lithography.Also, esp. before a vowel, lith-.
[< Greek, comb. form of líthos]