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The caldera of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines.

Borrowed from Spanish caldera (cauldron), from Late Latin caldāria (warm bath), from Latin caldārium. Doublet of chowder.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /kælˈdɛə.ɹə/, /ˈkɔːl.də.ɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kælˈdɛɹ.ə/
  • (file)

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caldera (plural calderas)

  1. (volcanology) A large crater formed by collapse of the cone or edifice of a volcano.
    • 2000, Tony Waltham, Geyser watching, Geology Today Vol. 16, Iss. 3, p. 99:
      The lakes of both Rotorua and Taupo occupy calderas left from enormous prehistoric eruptions, and magma lies at shallow depths beneath a number of centres.

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caldera f (plural calderes)

  1. cauldron
  2. boiler
  3. (geology) caldera

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish caldera. Doublet of caldaia.

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caldera f (plural caldere)

  1. caldera

Further readingEdit

  • caldera in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caldāria (warm bath), from Latin caldus, from calidus (warm).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kalˈdeɾa/, [kal̪ˈd̪eɾa]

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caldera f (plural calderas)

  1. cauldron
  2. boiler
  3. (geology) caldera

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