plutonic

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: plutonic plug
Previous Word in the Dictionary: plutonian
All Words Near: plutonic

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up plutonic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More