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mud volcano

noun
1.
a vent in the earth's surface through which escaping gas and vapor issue, causing mud to boil and occasionally to overflow, forming a conical mound around the vent.
Origin of mud volcano
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Earthquakes, deformation, and large mud volcano eruptions.
British Dictionary definitions for mud volcano

mud volcano

noun
1.
a cone-shaped mound formed from fine mud ejected, with gases and water, from hot springs, geysers, etc, in volcanic regions
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