Definition of Lithops

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones.

Exact synonyms: Flowering Stone, Living Stone, Stone Life Face, Stone Plant, Stone-face, Stoneface
Group relationships: Genus Lithops
Generic synonyms: Succulent



Definition of Lithops

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Lithops'' of succulent plants resembling stones. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lithops

1. a succulent African plant [n LITHOPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithops

lithophilia
lithophosphoric
lithophotography
lithophyll
lithophyse
lithophyses
lithophyta
lithophyte
lithophytes
lithophytic
lithophytic plant
lithophyton
lithophytous
lithopone
lithopones
lithops (current term)
lithos
lithosere
lithoseres
lithosian
lithosite
lithosol
lithosols
lithosphere
lithospheres
lithospheric

Literary usage of Lithops

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"M. , trilobate on internal side, lithops ... Of the six species of this family one of lithops and one of ..."

2. British Ecclesiastical History, Including the Religion of the Druids, the by T. Timpson (1847)
"The lithops desired to be informed how this could be ascertained: ie replied, that they might know this by the most certain wk of ..."

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