lithomania

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From litho- +‎ -mania

Noun[edit]

lithomania

  1. passion for building
    • 2006, Christopher Haas, Alexandria in late antiquity: topography and social conflict (page 207)
      The patriarch most certainly had a method to his lithomania — nothing less than the complete conversion of Alexandria's urban topography.