oreshoot

[ awr-shoot, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔrˌʃut, ˈoʊr- /

noun

a rich concentration in an orebody.

Nearby words

  1. orenda,
  2. orense,
  3. oreo,
  4. oreodont,
  5. oreopithecus,
  6. oresme,
  7. oresteia,
  8. orestes,
  9. orestes complex,
  10. orexigenic

Origin of oreshoot

First recorded in 1875–80; ore + shoot1

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