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Ejected matter, as that from an erupting volcano.
[New Latin ēiecta, from neuter pl. of Latin ēiectus, past participle of ēicere, to throw out; see eject.]
(Geological Science) matter thrown out of a crater by an erupting volcano or during a meteorite impact
[C19: Latin, literally: (things) ejected; see eject]
n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
matter ejected, as from an erupting volcano.
[1885–90; < Latin ējectus. See eject]