from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Stone; mineral; fossil: coprolite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix used to form names of rocks and minerals
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- suffix See -lith.
French, alteration of -lithe, from Greek lithos, stone.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Representing Ancient Greek λίθος (lithos, "stone"). (Wiktionary)