Definition of volcanic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//vɒlˈkænɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//vɑːlˈkænɪk//
, NAmE//vɔːlˈkænɪk//
Other geographic regions, Natural disasters
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caused or produced by a volcano volcanic rocks volcanic eruptions Wordfinderbarren, fertile, landscape, lush, mountainous, rolling, rugged, undulate, volcanic, wooded See related entries: Other geographic regions, Natural disasters Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French volcanique, from volcan, from Latin Volcanus ‘Vulcan’ (the Roman god of fire).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: volcanic