Definition of fumarole
: a hole in a volcanic region from which hot gases and vapors issue
fumarolicplay \ˌfyü-mə-ˈrō-lik\ adjective
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
First Known Use: 1811
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