Meaning of LITHIFY in English

LITHIFY

ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfī verb

( -ed/-ing/-es )

Etymology: lith- + -ify

transitive verb

: to change to stone : petrify

coal is carbonized and lithified vegetation — H.A.Meyerhoff

intransitive verb

: to become changed into stone

sands lithify into sandstones — C.M.Nevin

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