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coalification

[koh-luh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌkoʊ lə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun, Geology.
1.
the conversion of plant material into coal by natural processes, as by diagenesis and, in some instances, metamorphism.
Origin of coalification
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; coal + -i- + -fication
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