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-lite

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
-lite

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final el. in many names of minerals, repr. F. -lite (in G. -lit(h)), Gr. líthos stone.

Reference Entry.  17 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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