Word Origin for Plinian
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It would be impossible in any case for me to attempt a Plinian panegyric, or a French éloge.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
Read two papers before the Plinian Society of Edinburgh "at the close of 1826 or early in 1827."More Letters of Charles Darwin|Charles Darwin
Fast-moving deadly pyroclastic flows (“nuées ardentes”) are also commonly associated with plinian eruptions.
The most powerful eruptions are called “plinian” and involve the explosive ejection of relatively viscous lava.