Definition of Pluton

1. Noun. Large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.

Exact synonyms: Batholite, Batholith, Plutonic Rock
Specialized synonyms: Granite
Generic synonyms: Igneous Rock
Derivative terms: Batholitic, Batholithic, Plutonic



Definition of Pluton

1. Noun. (minerology) A body of igneous rock formed beneath the surface of the earth by consolidation of magma ¹

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Definition of Pluton

1. a formation of igneous rock [n -S] : PLUTONIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluton

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plutocratic
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pluton (current term)
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plutonomic

Literary usage of Pluton

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1. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"They are situated in the ravine of pluton river, as it is called, a trickling affluent of Sulphur creek, a small tributary of Russian river, ..."

2. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"This organism has never been cultivated, but sections of larvae in various stages of the disease show B. pluton to be the first invader of healthy larvae. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1772)
"... et admet d' abord dans fa barque le jeune Grec. Platon fur fon T'róne, DESCRIPTION tirée du Telemaque. pLUTON étoit fur fon •*• trône ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Within twenty minutes, the pluton went down in deep water and the Furor was beached and ... Wide to the westward El pluton plunges; At her with rapiers now ..."

5. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"They are situated in the ravine of pluton river, as it is called, a trickling affluent of Sulphur creek, a small tributary of Russian river, ..."

6. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"This organism has never been cultivated, but sections of larvae in various stages of the disease show B. pluton to be the first invader of healthy larvae. ..."

7. An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1772)
"... et admet d' abord dans fa barque le jeune Grec. Platon fur fon T'róne, DESCRIPTION tirée du Telemaque. pLUTON étoit fur fon •*• trône ..."

8. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Within twenty minutes, the pluton went down in deep water and the Furor was beached and ... Wide to the westward El pluton plunges; At her with rapiers now ..."

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