Lapidify
Lapidify La*pid"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and {-fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lapidify — La*pid i*fy, v. i. To become stone or stony. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapidify — [lə pid′ə fī΄] vt., vi. lapidified, lapidifying [Fr lapidifier < ML lapidificare < L lapis (gen. lapidis), a stone + facere, to make: see DO1] Rare to turn into stone …   English World dictionary

  • lapidify — lapidific /lap i dif ik/, lapidifical, adj. lapidification, n. /leuh pid euh fuy /, v.t., v.i., lapidified, lapidifying. Archaic. to turn into stone. [1650 60; ML lapidi(fication) petrifaction (see LAPIDARY, I , FICATION) + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lapidify — v. become stone; change into stone, fossilize, petrify …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lapidify — la·pid·i·fy …   English syllables

  • lapidify — verb change into stone the wood petrified with time • Syn: ↑petrify • Derivationally related forms: ↑petrifaction (for: ↑petrify), ↑petrification (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lapidified — Lapidify La*pid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and { fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lapidifying — Lapidify La*pid i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapidifying}.] [Cf. f. lapidifier. See {Lapidific}, and { fy}.] To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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