anthraxylon

noun

an·​thrax·​y·​lon
-səˌlän
plural -s
: the glossy jet-black constituent of banded bituminous coal including clarain and vitrain

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, blend of Greek anthrax and xylon wood

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“Anthraxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthraxylon. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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