An example of magma is what comes out of a volcano.
An example of magma is a mixture of water with salt particles hanging in it.
Other Word Forms
Origin of magma
- Middle English sediment, dregs from Latin from Greek unguent from massein mag- to knead mag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek μάγμα (magma, “paste”).