bog-iron ore

[ bog-ahy-ern, bawg- ]
/ ˈbɒgˌaɪ ərn, ˈbɔg- /

noun Mineralogy.

a deposit of impure limonite formed in low, wet areas.

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Also called bog ore .

Origin of bog-iron ore

First recorded in 1780–90

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