adventive crater


Definition of adventive crater

: a small volcanic cone or crater on the flanks of a major volcanic cone

First Known Use of adventive crater

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adventive crater

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“Adventive crater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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