Definition of mineral coal in English:

mineral coal

Pronunciation /ˈmɪn(ə)rəl ˌkəʊl/ /ˈmɪn(ə)r(ə)l ˌkəʊl/

noun

historical
  • Native or mined coal, as distinct from charcoal. Also: †a variety of coal in which there are no traces of plant structure (obsolete).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), revolutionary politician and president of the United States of America. From mineral + coal.