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clarain

[klair-eyn] /ˈklɛər eɪn/
noun
1.
the coal forming the bright layers in banded bituminous coal.
Compare durain, vitrain.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Latin clār(us) clear, bright + French -ain, as in durain
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