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Vulcanic \Vul*can"ic\, a.

  1. Of or pertaining to Vulcan; made by Vulcan; Vulcanian.

  2. Of or pertaining to volcanoes; specifically, relating to the geological theory of the Vulcanists, or Plutonists.


a. 1 (alternative spelling of volcanic English) 2 fiery.''Oxford English Dictionary'', 2nd ed., 1989.

Usage examples of "vulcanic".

Vulcanic lake, the dead sea: no fish, weedless, sunk deep in the earth.