Definitions for "Laccolith"
A mass of igneous rock intruded between sedimentary beds and resulting in a mammiform bulging of the overlying strata.
An igneous intrusion that has been forced between two layered rock units. The top of the intrusion is arched upwards and the bottom of the intrusion is nearly flat.
A large concordant pluton that is shaped like a dome or a mushroom. Laccoliths tend to form at relatively shallow depths and are typically composed of granite. The country rock above them often erodes away completely.