1. lignite

noun. ['ˈlɪgˌnaɪt'] intermediate between peat and bituminous coal.


  • coal
  • humate
  • brown coal
  • jet

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Rhymes with Lignite

  • hignite
  • hignight

How do you pronounce lignite?

Pronounce lignite as ˈlɪgˌnaɪt.

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Sentences with lignite

1. Noun, singular or mass
Bituminous coal is the next hardest and lignite is the softest.

2. Adjective
The three types of coal are anthracite, bituminous and lignite.

3. Coordinating conjunction
Anthracite is the hardest and releases the most energy; lignite releases the least.