extrusive

adjective
ex·​tru·​sive | \ ik-ˈstrü-siv How to pronounce extrusive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of extrusive

: relating to or formed by geologic extrusion from the earth in a molten state or as volcanic ash

First Known Use of extrusive

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Extrusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrusive. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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