splint coal

noun

: a very hard bituminous steam coal of dull appearance and laminated structure that gives out intense heat when burning compare bright coal

Word History

Etymology

so called from its splintery fracture

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“Splint coal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splint%20coal. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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