pelean

adjective
pe·​le·​an | \ pə̇ˈlēən, -ˈlā- \

Definition of pelean

: of, relating to, or resembling volcanic eruptions characterized by violent expulsion of clouds or blasts of incandescent volcanic ash

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History and Etymology for pelean

Mount Pelée, volcano in Martinique + English -an

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“Pelean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelean. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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