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  • n. A fibrous brown coal or bituminous wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fibrous brown coal or bituminous wood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Icelandic name for lignite, which occurs in considerable quantity in various parts of the island, intercalated between beds of volcanic rocks and tuffs.

Etymologies

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Icelandic surtarbrandr, "black firebrand".

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