Vulcan

noun
Vul·​can | \ ˈvəl-kən How to pronounce Vulcan (audio) \

Definition of Vulcan

: the Roman god of fire and metalworking — compare hephaestus

First Known Use of Vulcan

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Vulcan

Latin Volcanus, Vulcanus

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“Vulcan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vulcan. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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