[ bog-ahy-ern, bawg- ]
/ ˈbɒgˌaɪ ərn, ˈbɔg- /
a deposit of impure limonite formed in low, wet areas.
Origin of bog-iron ore
First recorded in 1780–90
Also called bog ore.
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The bog-iron-ore, and swamp iron ore belong to this species.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure