buckwheat coal


noun

anthracite coal in sizes ranging from 5/16 to 9/16 inch (7.9 to 13.9 m).

Nearby words

  1. buckthorn,
  2. buckthorn family,
  3. bucktooth,
  4. buckwheat,
  5. buckwheat cake,
  6. buckwheat family,
  7. buckwheat note,
  8. buckyball,
  9. buckytube,
  10. bucolic

Origin of buckwheat coal

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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