or vugg, vugh
[ vuhg, voo g ]
/ vʌg, vʊg /
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 vugvug·gy, adjective
Words nearby vug
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Example sentences from the Web for vug
Its characteristic of this region that in sinking every now and then you strike a big hole filled with water—a vug, they call it.
British Dictionary definitions for vug
vugg or vugh
/ (vʌɡ) /
mining a small cavity in a rock or vein, usually lined with crystals
Derived forms of vugvuggy or vughy, adjective
Word Origin for vug
C19: from Cornish vooga cave
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