abyssolithic

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Etymology[edit]

abyss (deep) +‎ lithic (rock like)

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abyssolithic (comparative more abyssolithic, superlative most abyssolithic)

  1. Of or pertaining to an abyssolith. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
    • 1982, Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa, volume 85:
      anomaly peaks were the first demonstrations of a very deep abyssolithic structure in that region of the...