minable

or mine·a·ble

[mahy-nuh-buh l]

Origin of minable

First recorded in 1560–70; mine2 + -able
Related formsun·min·a·ble, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of minable

  • Then, he set to work building a shortcut that would take the minable minerals he found through the mountain.

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    The Mole Man’s Tunnel to Nowhere

    Nina Strochlic

    November 28, 2014

Historical Examples of minable