plutonic

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plu·ton·ic

adjective \plü-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of PLUTONIC

1
:  formed by solidification of magma deep within the earth and crystalline throughout <plutonic rock>
2
often capitalized :  plutonian

Origin of PLUTONIC

Latin Pluton-, Pluto
First Known Use: 1833

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

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