What does -lite mean?

-lite meaning in Etymology Dictionary

word-forming factor indicating "stone," from French -lite, variant of -lithe, from Greek lithos "stone" (see litho-).


-lite meaning in General Dictionary

Combining forms fr. Gr. li`qos a stone; -- used mainly in naming minerals and rocks.


-lite meaning in General Dictionary

incorporating types fr. Gr. li`qos a stone; -- used mainly in naming minerals and stones.