supervolcano

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

super- + volcano, coined in a 2000 documentary about the Yellowstone Caldera.

Noun[edit]

supervolcano (plural supervolcanoes or supervolcanos)

  1. (volcanology, neologism) A powerful volcano, often having an explosive or cataclysmic eruption

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