coal oil

noun

Definition of coal oil

1 : petroleum or a refined oil prepared from it

First Known Use of coal oil

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Coal oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coal%20oil. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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