abyssolith

noun abys·so·lith \əˈbisəˌlith\

Definition of abyssolith

plural

-s

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

abyssolithic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of abyssolith

abyss + -o- + -lith


First Known Use: 1913


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