Definition of fire fountain in US English:

fire fountain


  • 1A firework that produces jets of flame or sparks like jets of water issuing from a fountain; the display of such a firework.

  • 2A jet or spray of molten lava propelled upwards from a volcanic fissure or vent.


Early 18th century. From fire + fountain, originally after French fontaine de feu.


fire fountain

/ˈfʌɪə ˌfaʊnt(ɪ)n/