Vulcan
Vulcan Vul"can, n. [L. Vulcanus, Volcanus: cf. Skr. ulk[=a] a firebrand, meteor. Cf. {Volcano}.] (Rom. Myth.) The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Heph[ae]stus. [1913 Webster]

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  • Vulcan — god of fire and metal work in Roman mythology, 1510s, from L. Vulcanus, a word of Etruscan origin. Often with allusions to his lameness and the unfaithfulness of his wife, Venus. As the name of a hypothetical planet between Mercury and the Sun,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vulcan — [vul′kən] n. [L Vulcanus, Volcanus] Rom. Myth. the god of fire and of metalworking: later identified with the Greek Hephaestus …   English World dictionary

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