Definition of black lung noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


black lung

BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈlʌŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈlʌŋ//
[uncountable] (especially North American English)
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a lung disease caused by breathing in coal dust over a long period of time
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: black lung