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Avernus, Lake

geographical name Aver·nus, Lake \ə-ˈvər-nəs\

Definition of Avernus, Lake

  1. lake S Italy in crater of extinct volcano W of Naples

Variants of avernus, lake

or Italian

Lago d'Averno

play \ˈlä-gō-dä-ˈver-(ˌ)nō\

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