fossil fuel


: a fuel (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) that is formed in the earth from dead plants or animals

Full Definition of FOSSIL FUEL

:  a fuel (as coal, oil, or natural gas) formed in the earth from plant or animal remains
fos·sil–fueled \-ˌfyü(-ə)ld\ adjective

Examples of FOSSIL FUEL

  1. oil and other fossil fuels

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Rhymes with FOSSIL FUEL


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