Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A mountain, having a crater from which lava is or has been ejected.

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Usage examples "volcano":

  1. Who would have believed that the old dried- up mummy had such a volcano in his brain? - "Melomaniacs", James Huneker.
  2. Boone's mood, which had been all day seething like the imprisoned fire- flood of a volcano, burst now in lava- flow through the ruptured crater of repression. - "The Tempering", Charles Neville Buck.
  3. This would be but a poor volcano if it hasn't enough fire even to cook an egg or roast a potato. - "The Master of the World", Jules Verne.