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Meaning of HORNITO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hor*ni"to\, n. [A dim. fr. Sp. horno oven, L. furnus.
See {Furnace}.] (Geol.)
A low, oven-shaped mound, common in volcanic regions, and
emitting smoke and vapors from its sides and summit.
--Humboldt.

 

 

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