Scripts Αἴτνη(Ancient Greek)
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 10/14/2007
Latinized form of Greek Αἴτνη (Aitne), perhaps from aithein "to burn". Aetna was the Greek personification of Mount Etna, a volcano on Sicily. Its strange noises were attributed to the ironworking of VULCAN's forge.