ejecta

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e·jec·ta

 (ĭ-jĕk′tə)
pl.n.
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.]

ejecta

(ɪˈdʒɛktə) or

ejectamenta

pl n
(Geological Science) matter thrown out of a crater by an erupting volcano or during a meteorite impact
[C19: Latin, literally: (things) ejected; see eject]

e•jec•ta

(ɪˈdʒɛk tə)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
matter ejected, as from an erupting volcano.
[1885–90; < Latin ējectus. See eject]
Translations

ejecta

pl (Geol, Astrol) → Auswurf m; (of vulcano)ausgeschleuderte Materie