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Pronunciation of Plinian: Learn how to pronounce Plinian in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Plinian:

adjective
Geology
relating to or denoting a type of volcanic eruption in which a narrow stream of gas and ash is violently ejected from a vent to a height of several miles.
Origin:
mid 17th century: from Italian pliniano, with reference to the eruption of Vesuvius in ad 79, in which Pliny the Elder died