pneumatolytic

adjective
pneu·​ma·​to·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌnü-mə-tə-ˈli-tik How to pronounce pneumatolytic (audio) , ˌnyü-; (ˌ)n(y)ü-ˌma- \

Definition of pneumatolytic

: formed or forming by hot vapors or superheated liquids under pressure used especially of minerals and ores

First Known Use of pneumatolytic

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Pneumatolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pneumatolytic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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