hypabyssal

adjective
hyp·​abys·​sal | \ˌhi-pə-ˈbi-səl, ˌhī-\

Definition of hypabyssal 

: of or relating to a fine-grained igneous rock usually formed at a moderate distance below the surface

Other Words from hypabyssal

hypabyssally \ ˌhi-​pə-​ˈbi-​sə-​lē , ˌhī-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of hypabyssal

1895, in the meaning defined above

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