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Vulcanian

[vuhl-key-nee-uh n] /vʌlˈkeɪ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or associated with Vulcan.
2.
(lowercase) volcanic.
3.
(lowercase) of or relating to metalworking.
Origin of Vulcanian
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin Vulcāni(us) of Vulcan + -an
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  • I have no need of Vulcanian arms, of a thousand ships, to meet the Teucrians.

British Dictionary definitions for Vulcanian

vulcanian

/vʌlˈkeɪnɪən/
adjective
1.
(geology)
  1. of or relating to a volcanic eruption characterized by the explosive discharge of fine ash and large irregular fragments of solidified or viscous lava
  2. a less common word for volcanic
Word Origin
C17: after Vulcan
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