basalt

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English[edit]

A basalt rock.
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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin basaltes, a misspelling of Latin basanites, from Ancient Greek βασανίτης (basanítēs), from βάσανος (básanos, touchstone), from Egyptian

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bawḥan 'slate'.

Noun[edit]

basalt (plural basalts)

  1. (mineralogy) A hard mafic igneous rock of varied mineral content; volcanic in origin, it makes up much of the Earth's oceanic crust.
  2. A type of unglazed pottery.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin basaltes, a misspelling of Latin basanites, from Ancient Greek βασανίτης (basanítēs), from βάσανος (básanos, touchstone), from Egyptian

O34
D58
D36 G43 V28 D36 N35
D4

bauhan 'slate'.

Noun[edit]

basalt n (genitive singular basalts, uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A hard rock of varied mineral content; volcanic in origin, it makes up much of the Earth's oceanic crust.

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n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative basalt basaltið
Accusative basalt basaltið
Dative basalti basaltinum
Genitive basalts basaltsins

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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basalt m (definite singular basalten, indefinite plural basalter, definite plural basaltene)

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Noun[edit]

basalt m (definite singular basalten, indefinite plural basaltar, definite plural basaltane)

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