Vug definition

vŭg, vo͝og
(mining) A cavity or hollow in a rock or lode, often lined with crystals.
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A small cavity in a rock or vein, often with a mineral lining of different composition from that of the surrounding rock.
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A small to medium-sized cavity inside rock that may be formed through a variety of processes.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of vug - vugg, vugh

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vug
Plural:
vugs

Origin of vug

  • Cornish vooga

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Cornish vooga (“cave"); compare fogou.

    From Wiktionary