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cinder cone

noun, Geology
1.
a small, conical volcano built of ash and cinders.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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cinder cone
  (sĭn'dər)   
A steep, conical hill consisting of glassy volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a volcanic vent. Cinder cones range in size from tens to hundreds of meters tall.
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