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macle

[mak-uh l] /ˈmæk əl/
noun, Mineralogy.
2.
a twinned crystal.
Origin of macle
1720-1730
1720-30; < French < Latin macula. See macula
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macle

/ˈmækəl/
noun
1.
another name for chiastolite, twin (sense 3)
Word Origin
C19: via French from Latin macula spot, stain
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