soffione

noun sof·fi·o·ne \ ˌsäfēˈōnē , ˌsōf- , -ō(ˌ)nā \

Definition of soffione

plural soffioni \-ō(ˌ)nē\
:a jet of steam usually accompanied by other vapors that issues from the ground in a volcanic region

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Origin and Etymology of soffione

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


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