Mud-volcano

mud volcano

noun
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:
1810–20

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mud volcano
 
n
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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