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bog-iron ore

[bog-ahy-ern, bawg-] /ˈbɒgˌaɪ ərn, ˈbɔg-/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a deposit of impure limonite formed in low, wet areas.
Also called bog ore.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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