vitrain

noun
vit·​rain | \ ˈvi‧ˌtrān \
plural -s

Definition of vitrain

: a constituent of banded bituminous coal that has a vitreous or glossy fracture — compare clarain, durain, fusain

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History and Etymology for vitrain

vitr- + -ain (as in fusain)

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“Vitrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vitrain. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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