Lapideous
Lapideous \La*pid"e*ous\, a. [L. lapideus, fr. lapis stone.] Of the nature of stone. [Obs.] --Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • lapideous — la·pid·e·ous …   English syllables

  • lapideous —   a. of or cut in stone.    ♦ lapidicolous, a. living under stones.    ♦ lapidific, a. forming stone.    ♦ lapidify, v.t. turn into stone …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • lapideous — lə|pidēəs adjective Etymology: Latin lapideus, from lapid , lapis stone + eus eous : of the nature of stone : stony …   Useful english dictionary

  • bony — Synonyms and related words: angular, bone, cement, cemental, concrete, corneous, dense, diamondlike, dure, flat, flat chested, fleshless, flintlike, flinty, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, granitelike, granitic, hard, hard as nails, hardhearted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cement — Synonyms and related words: Tarmac, Tarvia, accouple, accumulate, adamant, adhere, adherent, adhesive, adobe, affix, agglutinate, amass, anchor, annex, articulate, ashlar, asphalt, assemble, associate, attach, band, barnacle, belay, bind, biscuit …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • corneous — Synonyms and related words: bony, cement, cemental, concrete, dense, diamondlike, dure, flintlike, flinty, granitelike, granitic, hard, hard as nails, hardhearted, horny, iron hard, ironlike, lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, marble, marblelike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • craggy — Synonyms and related words: asperous, corrugated, cragged, crinkled, crumpled, crystal, crystalline, gravelly, gritty, harsh, ironbound, jagged, jaggy, lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, monolithic, pebbled, pebbly, porphyritic, ragged, rock ribbed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • crystalline — Synonyms and related words: clean cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear cut, coherent, connected, consistent, craggy, crisp, crystal, crystal clear, defined, definite, diaphane, diaphanous, direct, distinct, explicit, express, filmy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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