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From (the stem of) Latin magma + -ic, from Ancient Greek μάγμα (mágma, thick unguent), from μαγίς (magís, kneaded mass).

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magmatic (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to magma or magmatism.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, page 26:
      The magmatic masses are moving at shallow depth in the western part of the Gulf of Pozzuoli.

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