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Jun 21, 2001
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mecca
redd
ogee
vug
plica

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vug

Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio (vug, voog)

noun: A small cavity in a rock, often lined with crystals of a different mineral.

[From Cornish vooga cave.]

"'Hey, it's a big mountain,' he said. 'It's not a question of IF there's another vug. The question is, will we find it?'"
Steven Saint; CC&V Mine Digs Deep; The Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph; Aug 14, 2000.

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