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Pronunciation : Plu"to*nism
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. plutonisme.]
Definition : Defn: The theory, early advanced in geology, that the successive rocks of the earth''s crust were formed by igneous fusion; -- opposed to the Neptunian theory.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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