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carbonaceous

adjective car·bo·na·ceous \ˌkär-bə-ˈnā-shəs\

Definition of CARBONACEOUS

1
:  relating to, containing, or composed of carbon
2
:  rich in carbon

First Known Use of CARBONACEOUS

1791

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