Vulcan meaning

vŭlkən
(astronomy, historical) A hypothetical planet proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun in a 19th-century hypothesis.
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(rom. myth., person, proper) The god of fire and of metalworking: later identified with the Greek Hephaestus.
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(Roman mythology) The god of volcanoes and fire, especially the forge, also the patron of all craftsmen, principally blacksmiths. The Roman counterpart of Hephaestus.

The goddess Venus was the wife of Vulcan.

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A town in southern Alberta, Canada.
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A fictional inhabited planet.
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(slang, pejorative) A person who seems to lack emotion or is overly analytical and boring.
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The god of fire and metalworking.
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Origin of vulcan

  • Latin Volcānus, Vulcānus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Vulcānus, of Etruscan origin, but unknown meaning. Cognate with Persian گلخن (golxan, “stove (of a public bath), furnace").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Vulcan (etymology 1), from the Star Trek TV series of the 1960s.

    From Wiktionary