solfatara definition by Webster's New World
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a volcanic vent or fissure giving off only vapors, esp. sulfurous gases
Origin: Italian ; from solfo, sulfur ; from Classical Latin sulfur
solfatara definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A volcanic area that gives off sulfurous gases and steam.
Origin: Italian, from solfo, sulfur, from Latin sulfur.
- solˌfa·taˈric adjective