hypogene

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adjective hy·po·gene \ˈhī-pə-ˌjēn\

Definition of hypogene

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

Origin and Etymology of hypogene

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


First Known Use: 1831


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