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vug

or vugg, vugh

[ vuhg, voog ]
/ vʌg, vʊg /
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noun Geology.

a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals.

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Origin of vug

1810–20; <Cornish vooga cave; compare Latin fovea pit

OTHER WORDS FROM vug

vuggy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vug

vug

vugg or vugh

/ (vʌɡ) /

noun

mining a small cavity in a rock or vein, usually lined with crystals

Derived forms of vug

vuggy or vughy, adjective

Word Origin for vug

C19: from Cornish vooga cave
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