durain

[ doo r-eyn, dyoo r- ]
/ ˈdʊər eɪn, ˈdyʊər- /

noun Mineralogy.

the coal forming the dull layers in banded bituminous coal.

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Origin of durain

1915–20; < Latin dūr(us) hard + -ain, from fusain, by analysis as a suffix
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