orebody

[ awr-bod-ee, ohr‐ ]
/ ˈɔrˌbɒd i, ˈoʊr‐ /
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noun, plural ore·bod·ies.

a well-defined mass of ore-bearing rock.

Nearby words

  1. ore mountains,
  2. ore rotundo,
  3. ore tanker,
  4. ore.,
  5. oread,
  6. orecchiette,
  7. orectic,
  8. oreg.,
  9. oregano,
  10. oregon

Origin of orebody

First recorded in 1870–75; ore + body

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