lithoid or li·thoi·dal [lith-oid or li-thoid-l] Word Origin adjective

  1. resembling stone; stonelike.

Origin of lithoid From the Greek word lithoeidḗs, dating back to 1835–45. See lith-, -oid British Dictionary definitions for lithoid lithoid lithoidal (lɪˈθɔɪdəl) adjective

  1. resembling stone or rock

Word Origin for lithoid C19: from Greek lithoeidēs, from lithos stone

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