Bovey coal(redirected from Bovey Beds)
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|1.||(Min.) A kind of mineral coal, or brown lignite, burning with a weak flame, and generally a disagreeable odor; - found at Bovey Tracey, Devonshire, England. It is of geological age of the oölite, and not of the true coal era.|
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