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Lignite

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Lignite

(Science: chemical) mineral coal retaining the texture of the wood from which it was formed, and burning with an empyreumatic odour. It is of more recent origin than the anthracite and bituminous coal of the proper coal series.

Synonym: brown coal, wood coal.

Origin: L. Lignum wood: cf. F. Lignite.