fumarole

noun fu·ma·role \ ˈfyü-mə-ˌrōl \

Definition of fumarole

: a hole in a volcanic region from which hot gases and vapors issue

fumarolic

play \ˌfyü-mə-ˈrō-lik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of fumarole

Italian fumarola, from Italian dialect (Neapolitan), from Late Latin fumariolum vent, from Latin fumarium smoke chamber for aging wine, from fumus


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