stratovolcano

stratovolcano

[strey-toh-vol-key-noh, strat-oh-]
noun, plural stratovolcanoes, stratovolcanos.
a large, steep volcano built up of alternating layers of lava and ash or cinders.
Also called composite volcano.
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stratovolcano   (strāt'ō-vŏl-kā'nō)  Pronunciation Key 
See under volcano.
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