lopolith

noun
lop·​o·​lith | \ ˈläpəˌlith \
plural -s

Definition of lopolith

: a laccolith in which the base is basin-shaped instead of being horizontal

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History and Etymology for lopolith

Greek lopos shell, husk + English -lith; akin to Greek lepein to peel

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“Lopolith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lopolith. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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