: situated, formed, or occurring deep within the earth
used especially of a mineral of an igneous rock
: of, relating to, or constituting the period or stage of crystallization of igneous rocks prior to eruption

Word History


intra- + telluric; translation of German intratellurisch

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“Intratelluric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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