from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Ejected matter, as that from an erupting volcano.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Material which has been ejected, especially from a volcano or an impact crater.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Matter ejected; material thrown out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Things that are cast out or away; refuse.
New Latin ēiecta, from neuter pl. of Latin ēiectus, past participle of ēicere, to throw out; see eject.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)