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Meaning of NUGGET

Pronunciation:  'nuget

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth
 

NUGGET is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: hunk, lump

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nug"get\, n. [Earlier niggot, prob. for nigot, an ingot.
See {Ingot}.]
A lump; a mass, esp. a native lump of a precious metal; as, a
nugget of gold.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bar, batch, block, bulk, bullion, chunk, clod, clump, coin gold, coin silver, copper, gob, gold, gold nugget, hunch, hunk, ingot, loaf, lump, mass, nickel, pat, precious metals, quantity, silver, wad, yellow stuff
 

 

 

 

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