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buckwheat coal


noun

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

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Nearby words

buckthorn, buckthorn family, bucktooth, buckwheat, buckwheat cake, buckwheat coal, buckwheat family, buckwheat note, buckyball, buckytube, bucolic

Origin of buckwheat coal

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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