Dendrolite Den"dro*lite, n. [Gr. de`ndron tree + -lite: cf. F. dendrolithe.] (Paleon.) A petrified or fossil shrub, plant, or part of a plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • -lite — suffix forming names of minerals (rhyolite; zeolite). Etymology: F f. Gk lithos stone * * * noun combining form also lyte ˌlīt, usu īd.+V Etymology: French lite, alteration of lithe, from Greek …   Useful english dictionary

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