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soot

noun

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a black powder that is formed when something (such as wood or coal) is burned

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The first known use of soot was before the 12th century

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“Soot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soot. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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