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vug

[vuhg, voo g] /vʌg, vʊg/
noun, Geology
1.
a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals.
Also, vugg, vugh.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Cornish vooga cave; compare Latin fovea pit
Related forms
vuggy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vuggy

vug

/vʌɡ/
noun
1.
(mining) a small cavity in a rock or vein, usually lined with crystals
Derived Forms
vuggy, vughy, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Cornish vooga cave
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Word Origin and History for vuggy

vug

n.

1818, from Cornish vooga "a cavity in rock; cave, hollow."

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