aetna


aetna

noun

  1. Mount. Etna, Mount.

noun

  1. Mount, an active volcano in E Sicily. 10,758 feet (3280 meters).

noun

  1. the Latin name for Mount Etna

noun

  1. Mount Etna an active volcano in E Sicily: the highest volcano in Europe and the highest peak in Italy south of the Alps. Height: 3323 m (10 902 ft)

volcano in Sicily, from Latin Aetna, from an indigenous Sicilian language, *aith-na “the fiery one,” from PIE *ai-dh-, from root *ai- “to burn” (see edifice).

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