litho-


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Related to litho-: lithographically

litho-

(word root) stone
Examples of words with the root litho-: lithograph

litho-

or lith-
pref.
1. Stone: lithosphere.
2. Lithium: lithic.
3. Mineral concretion; calculus: lithotomy.

[Greek, from lithos, stone.]

litho-

or before a vowel

lith-

combining form
stone: lithograph.
[from Latin, from Greek, from lithos stone]

lith•o

(ˈlɪθ oʊ)

n., pl. lith•os, n.
1. lithography.
2. lithograph.
adj.
3. lithographic.
v.t.
4. to lithograph.
[shortened form]

litho-

a combining form meaning “stone,” “calculus”: lithography.
Also, esp. before a vowel, lith-.
[< Greek, comb. form of líthos]

litho.

or lithog,

1. lithograph.
2. lithography.