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[hawr-nee-toh; Spanish awr-nee-taw] /hɔrˈni toʊ; Spanish ɔrˈni tɔ/

noun, plural hornitos
[hawr-nee-tohz; Spanish awr-nee-taws] /hɔrˈni toʊz; Spanish ɔrˈni tɔs/ (Show IPA). Geology.
a low oven-shaped mound of congealed lava, common in some volcanic districts, emitting hot smoke and vapors in the final stages of activity.
A low mound of matter ejected from a volcano, sometimes emitting smoke or vapor.


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