Lithosian Li*tho"sian, n. [From NL. Lithosia, the typical genus, fr. Gr. li`qos a stone, a rock.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of various species of moths belonging to the family {Lithosid[ae]}. Many of them are beautifully colored. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithosian — li·tho·si·an …   English syllables

  • lithosian — lə̇ˈthōsēən adjective Etymology: New Latin Lithosiidae + English an : of or relating to the Lithosiidae …   Useful english dictionary

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