ejecta

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction ejec·ta \ i-ˈjek-tə \
|Updated on: 3 Jul 2018

Definition of ejecta

: material thrown out (as from a volcano)

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Origin and Etymology of ejecta

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of ejectus


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ejecta

noun ejec·ta \ i-ˈjek-tə \

medical Definition of ejecta

: matter (as vomit) ejected from the body

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