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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.

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Origin of orebody

First recorded in 1870–75; ore + body
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