vugg

vug

[vuhg, voog]
noun Geology.
a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals.
Also, vugg, vugh.


Origin:
1810–20; < Cornish vooga cave; compare Latin fovea pit

vuggy, adjective
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vug, vugg or vugh (vʌɡ)
 
n
mining a small cavity in a rock or vein, usually lined with crystals
 
[C19: from Cornish vooga cave]
 
vugg, vugg or vugh
 
n
 
[C19: from Cornish vooga cave]
 
vugh, vugg or vugh
 
n
 
[C19: from Cornish vooga cave]
 
'vuggy, vugg or vugh
 
adj
 
'vughy, vugg or vugh
 
adj

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