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vul·ca·ni·an

 (vŭl-kā′nē-ən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or originating from an explosive volcanic eruption.
2. Vulcanian Roman Mythology Of or relating to Vulcan.
3. Of or relating to metalworking or craft.

vulcanian

(vʌlˈkeɪnɪən)
adj
(Geological Science) geology
a. of or relating to a volcanic eruption characterized by the explosive discharge of fine ash and large irregular fragments of solidified or viscous lava
b. a less common word for volcanic
[C17: after Vulcan]

Vul•ca•ni•an

(vʌlˈkeɪ ni ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Vulcan.
2. (l.c.) volcanic.
[1590–1600; < Latin Vulcāni(us) of Vulcan + -an1]