anthracite

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A nugget of anthracite.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀνθρακῖτις (anthrakîtis, a kind of coal), from ἄνθραξ (ánthrax, charcoal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈænθɹəˌsaɪt/

Noun[edit]

anthracite (countable and uncountable, plural anthracites)

  1. A form of carbonized ancient plants; the hardest and cleanest-burning of all the coals.
    Synonym: hard coal
  2. A dark grey colour.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

anthracite m (plural anthracites)

  1. anthracite (all senses)