Definition of lahar
: a moving fluid mass composed of volcanic debris and water
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Volcanic mudflows, or lahars, are also another serious hazard.
Not surprisingly, most of the damage around the volcano has been done by flooding and/or lahars, thanks to the ash and debris-choked rivers like Rio Blanco.
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Origin and Etymology of lahar
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
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