S Logo
 Open and Collaborative
 Home page

Meaning of lapili

furoya Image


It is an error by the Italianism lapilli ("pyroclasts of small size" ), although it can be considered a Castilianization not yet incorporated into the dictionary.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez Image
Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

It is an incadescent material that throws the volcano, during an eruption. They are fragments of lava spewed by an erupting volcano. The term lapilli is also used. They are physically small stones of volcanic origin. In the Canary Islands, they are also called picón. They generally form volcanic cones.


What is the meaning of lapili in the Spanish open dictionary

Follow www.wordmeaning.org on Facebook  Follow www.wordmeaning.org on Twitter  Follow www.wordmeaning.org on Google+  Follow www.wordmeaning.org on feed 

  ES    PT