hypogene

adjective
hy·​po·​gene | \ ˈhī-pə-ˌjēn How to pronounce hypogene (audio) \

Definition of hypogene

: formed, crystallized, or lying at depths below the earth's surface : plutonic used of various rocks

First Known Use of hypogene

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypogene

hypo- + Greek -genēs born, produced — more at -gen

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