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Meaning of “mineral” - Learner’s Dictionary

mineral

noun [C]     /ˈmɪnərəl/
SUBSTANCE
a valuable or useful substance that is dug out of the ground: The region's rich mineral deposits include oil, gold, and aluminium.MineralogyMining and quarrying
FOOD
a chemical that your body needs to stay healthyDiets and dieting
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