Basaltiform
Basaltiform Ba*salt"i*form, a. [Basalt + -form.] In the form of basalt; columnar. [1913 Webster]

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  • basaltiform — ba·sal·ti·form …   English syllables

  • basaltiform — bəˈsȯltəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: basalt + iform : like basalt in form : columnar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basaltoid — Ba*salt oid, a. [Basalt + oid.] Formed like basalt; basaltiform. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basalt —   n. greenish black igneous rock, often forming columns.    ♦ basaltic,    ♦ basaltine, a.    ♦ basaltiform,    ♦ basaltoid, a. like basalt; column like …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • basaltoid — basaltoid, a. (bəˈsɔːltɔɪd) [f. basalt + oid.] = basaltiform. [In mod. Dicts.] …   Useful english dictionary

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