plural soffioni
: a jet of steam usually accompanied by other vapors that issues from the ground in a volcanic region

Word History


Italian, from augmentative of soffio puff, blast, from soffiare to blow, from Latin sufflare to inflate, blow upon

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“Soffione.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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