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1. batholith

noun. ['ˈbæθəlɪθ'] large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.

Synonyms

  • batholite
  • plutonic rock
  • pluton
  • granite

Etymology

  • -lith (English)
  • batho- (English)
  • βαθύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Batholith

  • derleth
  • lilith

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.

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