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lignite

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Adjective, Noun
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lig=nite

CIDE DICTIONARY

ligniten. [L. lignum wood: cf. F. lignite.].
     Mineral coal retaining the texture of the wood from which it was formed, and burning with an empyreumatic odor. It is of more recent origin than the anthracite and bituminous coal of the proper coal series. Called also brown coal, wood coal.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lignite, n. a soft brown coal showing traces of plant structure, intermediate between bituminous coal and peat.

Derivative
lignitic adj.
Etymology
F (as LIGNI-, -ITE(1))

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