[ vuhl-key-nee-uhn ]
/ vʌlˈkeɪ ni ən /
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of, relating to, or associated with Vulcan.
(lowercase) of or relating to metalworking.
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Origin of Vulcanian
1590–1600; <Latin Vulcāni(us) of Vulcan + -an
Words nearby Vulcanian
Vuelta Abajo, vug, Vuillard, Vul., Vulcan, Vulcanian, vulcanism, vulcanite, vulcanizate, vulcanization, vulcanize
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How to use Vulcanian in a sentence
I have no need of Vulcanian arms, of a thousand ships, to meet the Teucrians.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
British Dictionary definitions for Vulcanian
/ (vʌlˈkeɪnɪən) /
- 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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