Where did the word volcano originate?

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The word volcano is said to have originated between the years 1605 to 1615 and to have both Italian and Latin origins. It refers to a vent in the earth's crust through which substances such as ashes, steam and lava are expelled, whether at irregular intervals or continuously.
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A volcano is an opening in the earth's crust where hot magma erupts onto the surface. The word volcano comes from an island called Volcano in the Mediterranean sea of Sicily.
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