solfatara


sol·fa·ta·ra

noun \ˌsōl-fə-ˈtär-ə\

Definition of SOLFATARA

:  a volcanic area or vent that yields only hot vapors and sulfurous gases

Origin of SOLFATARA

Italian, sulfur mine, from solfo sulfur, from Latin sulfur
First Known Use: 1777

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