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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VUL-kən(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Latin Vulcanus, possibly related to fulgere meaning "to flash", but more likely of pre-Latin origin. In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.
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