bog-iron ore

[bog-ahy-ern, bawg-]
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noun Mineralogy.

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

Nearby words

  1. bog orchid,
  2. bog rosemary,
  3. bog rush,
  4. bog spavin,
  5. bog turtle,
  6. bog-standard,
  7. bogalusa,
  8. bogan,
  9. bogan, louise,
  10. bogarde

Origin of bog-iron ore

First recorded in 1780–90

Also called bog ore.

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