meaning of batholith

batholith meaning in General Dictionary

a sizable size of intrusive igneous stone considered to have solidified deep inside the planet

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  • huge mass of intrusive igneous rock considered to have solidified deep within the planet

batholith meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1903, from German batholith (1892), coined by German geologist Eduard Suess (1831-1914) from Greek bathos "depth" (see benthos) + -lith "rock."


batholith - German to English

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