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Definition of Lignite


  1. 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.

Lignite Translations

lignite in French is lignite
lignite in German is Braunkohle
lignite in Hungarian is lignit
lignite in Italian is lignite