clarain

noun
clar·​ain | \ ˈkla(a)ˌrān \
plural -s

Definition of clarain

: one of the materials composing the lustrous layers present in some coals — compare durain, fusain, vitrain

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History and Etymology for clarain

French, from Latin clarus bright + French -ain (as in fusain, durain)

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“Clarain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clarain. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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