- of, relating to, or associated with Vulcan.
- (lowercase) volcanic.
- (lowercase) of or relating to metalworking.
Origin of Vulcanian
1590–1600; < Latin Vulcāni(us) of Vulcan + -an
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Historical Examples of vulcanian
I have no need of Vulcanian arms, of a thousand ships, to meet the Teucrians.The Aeneid of Virgil
- of or relating to a volcanic eruption characterized by the explosive discharge of fine ash and large irregular fragments of solidified or viscous lava
- a less common word for volcanic
Word Origin for vulcanian
C17: after Vulcan
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