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stratovolcano

noun stra·to·vol·ca·no \ˌstra-tō-väl-ˈkā-(ˌ)nō, ˌstrā-, -vl-\

Definition of STRATOVOLCANO

:  a volcano composed of explosively erupted cinders and ash with occasional lava flows

Origin of STRATOVOLCANO

New Latin stratum + English -o- + volcano
First Known Use: 1937

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