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Pele's hair (PAY-layz hair) noun
Thin strands of volcanic glass, formed when lava is thrown into the air by the explosion of a volcano.
[After Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes.]
A picture of Pele's hair.
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"'Look, Pele's hair,' he said. A long glassy filament of lava lay on his palm." Anne Chalfant; Blown Away; Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, California); Jan 1, 2007.
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