vug

noun
\ ˈvəg How to pronounce vug (audio) \

Definition of vug

: a small unfilled cavity in a lode or in rock

Other Words from vug

vuggy \ ˈvə-​gē How to pronounce vuggy (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of vug

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vug

modification of Late Corn fugo cave; akin to Old Corn vooga cave, Late Corn ogo, googoo sea cave, Old Welsh guocof, guocob cave

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“Vug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vug. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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