wood coal


noun
  1. brown coal; lignite.

Origin of wood coal

1
First recorded in 1645–55

Words Nearby wood coal

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How to use wood coal in a sentence

  • For in the wood-coal a great deal of the hydrogen still remains.

    Town Geology | Charles Kingsley

British Dictionary definitions for wood coal

wood coal

noun
  1. another name for lignite, charcoal

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