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Definition of nugget noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a small lump of a valuable metal or mineral, especially gold, that is found in the earth
  2. 2a small round piece of some types of food chicken nuggets
  3. 3a small thing, such as an idea or a fact, that people think of as valuable synonym snippet a useful nugget of information
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nugget