pit coal

noun

Definition of pit coal

: coal mined from the earth : mineral coal distinguished from charcoal

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“Pit coal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pit%20coal. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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