abyssolith

noun
abys·​so·​lith | \ əˈbisəˌlith \
plural -s

Definition of abyssolith

: a deep-seated igneous body lacking a floor of crystalline rock

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Other Words from abyssolith

abyssolithic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦⸗ik \ adjective

First Known Use of abyssolith

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abyssolith

abyss + -o- + -lith

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“Abyssolith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abyssolith. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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