black diamond

noun

1
: dense black hematite
2
black diamonds plural : coal sense 3a
3

Examples of black diamond in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1763, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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The first known use of black diamond was in 1763

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“Black diamond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20diamond. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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