Lith



[lith] /lɪθ/

noun, British Dialect.
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an arm or leg; limb.
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a joint, as of the finger.
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a segment, as of an orange.
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variant of before a vowel:
lithic.
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a combining form meaning “stone” (acrolith; megalith; paleolith); sometimes occurring in words as a variant form of -lite (batholith; laccolith).
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Also, Lith. .
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abbreviation
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Lithuania(n)
combining form
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indicating stone or rock: megalith Compare -lite
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“joint, limb,” Old English liþ “limb, member, joint,” cognate with Old Frisian lith, Dutch lid, Old High German lid, Old Norse liðr, Gothic liþus, German glied “limb, member.”

word-forming element meaning “stone, rock,” from Modern Latin -lithus or French -lithe (see -lith).

-lith suff.
Mineral concretion; calculus: cystolith.
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lithograph
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lithography
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Lithuania
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Lithuanian

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