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Related to plutonic: Plutonic rocks
Of deep igneous or magmatic origin: plutonic rocks.
[From Latin Plūtō, Plūtōn-, Pluto; see Pluto.]
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(Geological Science) (of igneous rocks) derived from magma that has cooled and solidified below the surface of the earth. Also: abyssal
[C20: named after Pluto1]
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|Adj.||1.||plutonic - of igneous rock that has solidified beneath the earth's surface; granite or diorite or gabbro|
intrusive - of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock
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plutonic[pluːˈtɒnɪk] adj → plutonico/a
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