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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lig·nite /ˈlɪgˌnaɪt/
 褐煤

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lig·nite n.  Min. Mineral coal retaining the texture of the wood from which it was formed, and burning with an empyreumatic odor. It is of more recent origin than the anthracite and bituminous coal of the proper coal series. Called also brown coal, wood coal.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lignite
      n : intermediate between peat and bituminous coal [syn: brown
          coal, wood coal]