noun. ['ˈbæθəlɪθ'] large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.
- plutonic rock
- -lith (English)
- batho- (English)
- βαθύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Batholith
Example sentences of the word batholith
1. Noun, singular or mass
A large pluton may be a batholith or a stock while smaller plutons include dikes and sills.